Poem: “Light Rail Transit”


In early February 2018

Ottawa marked its own

Groundhog Day.


The 2 billion dollar LRT project

– “On time and on budget” –

officially delayed.


Six more months of digging,

said the Mayor who, apparently,

saw his shadow.


(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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