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Conditional

Conditional

 

Frost flourishes in the shade like flowers in the sun–
the gain may be temporary but isn’t the temporary

gain all that can be measured and for frost after all
isn’t the temporary a permanence itself? External

conditions set it stony and sharp, a marker
of the cold we feel—things being different

it might be the drop of dew in which
you glimpse the moon you’d otherwise miss