Backwards

By Anton Frost

Winter is like being born
with the wrong name.

Autumn is the sadness
of knowing how close you came
to not being born at all.

Summer is a song remembered
then forgotten
over and over,

Spring is the view
from your best year on earth.

 

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Anton Frost has appeared in Verdad, ditch, Otoliths, Grasslimb, Third Wednesday, and Parcel. He lives on the coast of Lake Michigan.


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