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Ignore the Other Girls*

Prose poetry

What is something you don’t want your grandma to know?

Let me tell you.
Don’t drop acid and go to Orange Julius before prom.
Don’t sit in the car until a security guard makes you go in. He won’t care if your face is melting.
And your name is? And your school is? And your dinner was?
You will have a choice but the obvious one is: don’t let him drive —
so go in and get a…



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Samantha Lazar

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