“Raise The Flag”: A Poem


Join the celebration
this Canada Day.

Do the little things
that make a difference.

A flag in hand;
a pin to the collar;
a red-and-white cap
visible from a distance.

Symbols of unity and independence;
all made in China.


(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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