Poem — “A Closer Look”


I stare at a picture

of giant flakes

on a cereal box.


At the bottom,

fine print:

“Enlarged to show texture”.


An ad for a dating site

pops on my screen.


(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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