Being Known
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Being Known

Read the Letters

Abecedarian prose-poetry memoir

At the bar, he read Anaïs Nin, some angel had him hooked, but he pressed the papers into my hand. Read the letters, he instructed, as I was a literary follower, and this was a man who’d lived much longer than me.

Better things to do with my time than think about how he would leave his wife for me, take me under his whiskey wing, camp out under foreign…



Authentically sharing stories and poems from the heart about our experience of being human and our ongoing process of becoming perfectly imperfect. Writing mostly real and raw with a sprinkle of microfiction!

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Samantha Lazar

Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.