IS HE JEWISH?
of the "Benveniste Carbon Dating Service"
beautifully preserved specimen tells it all: a beloved
food, object of gustatory desire, placed in the oven
with the best of intentions -- and yet, as so often
happens, preoccupation with life's ephemera leaves
the beloved alone, neglected, ultimately its heart
(and in this case everything else as well) turned
hard as stone.