Sky Collection
Published in

Sky Collection

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




A Medium Notebook for Poetry, Stories, & Writing Prompts

Recommended from Medium

No mas topes por favor

Our world is changing pretty fast. Here’s what happened on April 2, 2020.

Prompts From Share The Love — Issue 3

The vastness of your beauty

Edges of Orbit


I’ll take you there

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Samantha Lazar

Samantha Lazar

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

More from Medium

If We Were Having Coffee…

Tell Me Broken Stories

Tiny Grains of Sand

Making Paper Beautiful