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Opening Lines

A free verse poem — dialogic enjambment

/poppers? poppers?/

and here we go — another questionable offer
down the tracks, tubes, and transfer
waving him away:

no thank you, I just want to dance

/are you going to just sit here and be boring all your life?/



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Samantha Lazar

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