The Past Is the Present
Revived bitterness is unnecessary unless One is ignorant. To-morrow will be Yesterday unless you say the Days of the week back- Ward. Last weeks’ circus Overflow frames an old grudge. Thus: When you attempt to Force the doors and come At the cause of the shouts, you thumb A brass nailed echo.
This poem is in the public domain. Published in Poem-a-Day on September 29, 2018, by the Academy of American Poets.