Fuck Passover, my mother says.
Everyone else gets the good holidays.
Jenny gets Thanksgiving, Libby
gets Rosh HaShanna,
and again, I get stuck with Passover.
Fuck Passover. Daddy can have his Seder
in the bathroom.
Lisa Badner’s poetry and writing has appeared in various print and online magazines including PANK, PING PONG, TriQuarterly, Fourteen Hills, New World Writing, the Satirist and forthcoming in the New Ohio Review. Lisa lives in Brooklyn and can usually be found riding a bicycle.