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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