The Lost Country

Fall 2012 • Vol. 1, No. 1

issn 2326-5310 (online)

No One Mourns the Loser

By B. R. Mullikin

This work was published in the Fall 2012 issue of The Lost Country. You may purchase a copy of this issue from us or, if you prefer, from Amazon.

No one mourns the loser
when losing he stands strong
and seeks again the victor
to sing the victor’s song.

But do not praise the victor
when winning he forgets
that losing is the cushion
on which his victory sits.