A Poem — “We Hear You”


Privacy advocates worry

that their voice may not be heard

in the debate over the Anti-Terrorism bill.


Someone should reassure them

that their voice will be heard, recorded,

meetings videotaped,

email messages reviewed, filed,

even before they click ‘Send’.


(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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