is in the news again.
My cat and I yawn.
We already know
the Communists miniaturised the device,
but they have a way to go
before the toy can survive re-entry.
And Taepo Dong 2
– their longest-range missile –
cannot reach Texas, Florida, or Pennsylvania.
At most, it will hit the West Coast
and a few states in the Upper Midwest.
No one is going to war
(Editor’s note: poet Shai Ben-Shalom, an Israeli-born biologist, examines current events in the Blacklock’s tradition each and every Sunday)