I Wake Up Every Hour

by Sarah Guy

I am sleeping

in a dead woman’s house.

The floor

groans at night.

A friend asks me,

“Is it an old place?”

No,

just a few years.

Not old enough

to settle

how I know

old houses do.

I think

she’s just saying

Goodbye.

About the Author

Sarah Guy graduated from Florida State University with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in History. Her poetry has been published in the Felanzine and the Somber Midwest. Her photography has also been published in The Whispering Prairie Press. She is currently working on her first collection of short stories.