“Perimeter” — A Poem


A security breach

around Stephen Harper

forces RCMP

to review their procedures.


One wonders

if officers will now be posted

in the House of Commons.


That way

they could quickly intervene

should any question

get too close

to the Prime Minister.


(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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