Inside Our Time: Away Message During the Pandemic by April Halprin Wayland, with apologies to John Denver
My bags are packed I’m ready to go I’m standin’ here, equivocal I hate to shake you up (well, I could lie) No more handshakin’ Cause it’s airborne My Uber’s waitin’ She’s blowin’ her horn I probably should atone some I could die But I’m a-leavin’ on a jet plane I hope no friendly travelers are diseased Leavin’ on a jet plane, Sadly, there are no guarantees… Oh, Babe, and I prepaid.
And so my emails may all be delayed.
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