Prophecy on an Autumn Night

‘He won’t always be the most significant event in your love life.’
Words spoken to me on a grim autumn night long ago,
When everything had gone awry,
By a friend who would go on to be so much more,

Did I suspect even then that he would be the one
To supplant that very title?
I don’t believe so, but perhaps I should have,
Strange, how these…

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Lauren Phillips-Freeman is a language teacher and writer with a love of words in all their forms. She uses writing to help her process her own tangled emotions.

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