A Poem: “Enjoy The Show”


The National Arts Centre

opens its new gates.


An architectural rejuvenation

– 110.5 million dollars –

showcasing Douglas fir wood in

coffered ceilings,

hexagons in limestone floors,

and a glass atrium visible from a



Also featuring:

80 ladies rooms,

up from 21.


Women have been complaining for


but had to wait for the

new floor, new ceiling, and the

glorious, one-of-a-kind atrium

before anyone



(Editor’s note: poet Shai Ben-Shalom, an Israeli-born biologist, examines current events in the Blacklock’s tradition each and every Sunday)

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