Sunday Poem: “Role Model”


I suggest nominating this manager

for the Outstanding Leadership Award.


In last month’s staff meeting,

he came closer than ever to telling the truth.

Barely any lies about the merger,

human resources, budget.


It was our finest hour.


(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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