More Than Survival

A Poem

Samantha Lazar
Published in
1 min readAug 23, 2020
Photo by Natalia Sobolivska on Unsplash

I want now to be about
more than survival, don’t you
want to feel the sun on your face
the life you didn’t live slipping
from view like bubbles over the fence
from some unknown wind
I want to feel the purpose and point
again of your hands on me, desire
on the verge of taking a big risk
I want now to be about a chapter
unfolding, a twist of the time-keeper
a trail never seen before
a mist of rain surprising
a yellowed…



Samantha Lazar

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