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and what if I drink you
as if you’re the potion to live

what if all we find are more ways to justify our justification

what if home is to dwell in the comfort of inflammation

what if you’re my past and I keep you around to sweep

and what if all I beg for taunts from your deepest sleep

Samantha Lazar 2023



Samantha Lazar
Sky Collection

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