The news tightens, image by Regina Gilligan


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The front page is front.
Legend foam breaks there
in wet lines. Enraged
shoppers and murdered
heroes. Font grains change,

but every leader
pulls capital weight.
Lohan, Syria
in alarming states
and inking prestige.

Round world on a plate.
Internet even.
Revealed and flattened.
Facetted eyes see
by size, gauge a threat.

Ice caps. Refugees.
Drunk celebrities.

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