You Have To Survive The Bad Season

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you have to survive the bad season

to make it to the season of reversals, the magnolias

leading the fray. though that’s not

what we call it, at least not where i’m from

where there is a single, impenetrable era

that begins just as soon as it ends.

— Bernard Ferguson from poem awaiting a carriage, any