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My Palms Turned Up For Another Quarter

Prose poem

Photo by Waldemar Brandt on Unsplash

my mother’s purse is my purse
excavation, archaeology — softened mint Trident — need
at least three pieces to satisfy my jaw
she’s got a tangle of something we all mean to go back
to unwinding — the headphone cords, the fishing line, the god-damned strap

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Samantha Lazar

Samantha Lazar

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

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