The rugs were rolled back to the wall,
The band in place, the lamps all lit.
We talked and laughed a little bit
And then obeyed the caller's call—
Light-footed, happy, half-entranced—
To balance, swing, and promenade.
Do you remember how we danced
And how the fiddler played?
(from "Burley Coulter's Song for Kate Helen Branch" in Given, 2005)