A Sunday Poem: “Spotlight”


Physician-assisted dying

gets ink.


Two full pages in the weekend paper.


Still short

of the 6-page Travel section,

the 10-page Home and Condo section,

or the 84-page magazine of Family



(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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