The author who spent seven books, eight movies and countless spin offs reminding us that people we thought were bad can have good moments and people we thought we good can have bad and irredeemable qualities has decided to show us this in her own character.
Silence was my only option.
The graduate in your life half smiles and looks away before answering your question, “how are you feeling about commencement being postponed/canceled?” Their head may shake once or twice, as they respond that commencement was never the important part anyways. That it sucks, but hey, they didn’t like being in front of a crowd to begin with. Your graduate will chuckle like it’s a joke when they say they’ll save almost $70 on a cap and gown. You will tell them, “Things will be better soon,” and the subject will go on to face masks or how boring it’s been and you’re assured that they are alright.
I have not seen my home in a long time,
I hope you see the venom on his crooked teeth before he poisons you like me,