Poem: “Blast From The Past”


Reagan’s slogan
for the 1984 elections
sounds familiar

Bringing America Back

Some remember
his dislike of the gay community
an increase in homelessness
tax cuts for the rich
incentives for burning fossil fuels

His bronze statue
in the United States Capitol’s rotunda
is where a Trump golden statue
may be erected

by the defibrillator.


(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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