Sunday Poem: “Dress Code”


A young woman

forced to walk to work

after a driver

kicked her off the bus.


Her shirt was too revealing,

showing midriff.


Meanwhile, the prime minster

is spotted shirtless again.


In public.


Admired, midriff and all.



(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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