The lettuce – Nora Blascsok

The lettuce

Waits for the day
Of reckoning
Snap after snap
Blanket on cheese
And ham
You will never
Get to the core
Of the problem
By peeling away layers
It will reveal itself
When you least expect
Throw away plastic
& crunch the stub


Nora Blascsok is a Hungarian poet based in the UK. Her work has appeared in a variety of online and print publications. A selection of her poems titled ‘Headspace’ is out with Broken Sleep Books imprint Legitimate Snack in September 2021.