Sunday Poem: “No Rush”


This morning,

along Rockliffe Parkway,

everyone drives the speed limit.


The red pickup truck,

the blue Hyundai,

the silver minivan,

the black Mercedes.


A law-abiding community.


Even the police cruiser

– at the head of the pack –

isn’t speeding.


(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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