Sunday Poem: “Succession”

 

A recent poll
in the United Kingdom
asked people
who is best suited
to reign after Queen Elizabeth II.

Prince William came first,
winning a commanding 63 percent
of the votes.

The most favourite royal.

His father
must be proud.

 

(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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