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Turbulent Discourse


what is the agitation about — tone, tact, timing
a turbulent discourse, or a four-course meal, she likes to stir the cauldron
no eyes, all eyes, either way
a language playful, like a scratch-off game
bets on misunderstanding or wanting to know more or walking away
digging too deep — marrow, crust, center of the Tootsie Pop
there could be something for everyone, if only for impatience
sleuthing for the other…



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Samantha Lazar

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