Scrittura
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Scrittura

Soothsaying Silverfish

Prose poem on promises

a glass noir — attempt to sleep and the same silverfish at final rest at the base of peeling linoleum meets bath claw —
a reversed promise, as if this midnight post-coital toilet —
soothsays this — in a month a broom
will sweep away the lust

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Samantha Lazar

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