It will be the past
and we'll live there together.

Not as it was to live
but as it is remembered.

It will be the past.
We'll all go back together.

Everyone we ever loved,
and lost, and must remember.

It will be the past.
And it will last forever.

Published in Boy (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2008).

Published: 14 April 2009
© 2009 Patrick Phillips and Southern Spaces

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