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Literally Literary


A short story

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The back seat of the cop car is hot and stuffy. Beth looks out the window at the dark clouds coming in. She wishes the rain would start because the mugginess is making her want to crawl out of her skin. Beth begins to choke; the air in the car is stale and smells of the ashtrays in her apartment. She looks at the two security guards discussing outside the car; one has his hands flipped up shrugging. Then he turns and makes eye…




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Samantha Lazar

Samantha Lazar

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

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