Sunday Poem: “The Game”


Former cabinet minister
Peter MacKay
says Andrew Scheer
missed an open net.

As though he wants Scheer
to be a better forward.

But MacKay,
taking his own shot
at the Conservative’s leadership,
wants Scheer to be
a poor goalie.


(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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