of the Canadian Football League
sees no evidence
to connect game-time head injuries
with long-term neurological disorder.
Despite doctors’ opinions.
by the American league.
Much like the former commissioner.
It appears our football fields
are more dangerous
than previously thought,
causing brain damage
the organization’s top echelon.
(Editor’s note: poet Shai Ben-Shalom, an Israeli-born biologist, examines current events in the Blacklock’s tradition each and every Sunday)