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Friday, November 13, 2020


by Sara Sarna

It's time to call it a day.
We've waited four years
for the band to show up
so we could dance.
Now that the lights are on 
and chairs are stacked,
the dancing has finally begun.

To those whose invitations
were lost in the mail
the entire term,

There is safe space for you here.
The locked doors stand open,
the previous tenants moved on
to landscaping
or some such pursuit.

Sara Sarna is a poet and actress in southeastern Wisconsin. To support her artistic habits she works in healthcare. Her poems have appeared in print, online and onstage.