We round again into March and basketball and spring and we come to see the sorting of those who'll stay behind when high school ends from those who might keep climbing. And to remember how much and how little are at stake.
It might be hard this week to remember that justice means more than punishment. Justice is the world's return to equilibrium. Justice is fairness. Balance. And part of the point of sports is to see justice done.
Climb up from the F train, into the light and rushing life and the blue of that sky at West 4th Street in Greenwich Village that first half-warm weekend, a kind of resurrection, and there it is, twenty feet high, The Cage