“After Hours”: A Poem

 

I wonder if Cabinet members

and opposition leaders

get together in a local pub

at the end of Question Period

to celebrate another successful day

at the workplace.

 

Their daily show

perfectly delivered;

audience is kept excited,

engaged,

satisfied.

 

I deserve to know;

I am the one paying for it.

 

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

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