Scrittura
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Scrittura

When You See My Eyes

A poem after Allen Ginsberg

…And how Death is that remedy all singers dream of, sing, remember, prophesy as in the Hebrew Anthem, or the Buddhist Book of Answers — and my own imagination of a withered leaf — at dawn — …a flash away, and the great dream of Me or China, or you and a phantom Russia, or a crumpled bed that never existed — like a poem in the dark — escaped back to Oblivion — …

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Samantha Lazar

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