The poem “Worst Day Ever?” by 11-class school student Chanie Gorkin will change your attitude to life. Read it first to know why and how.
The peculiarity of the poem is that it can be read line by line in both directions: top to bottom and bottom to top. The traditional way of reading creates a pessimistic mood. In that way the poem seem an emotional outpouring of a lonely person beaten by hardship of life and completely disillusioned.
But… the moment one starts reading the poem from the bottom to the top, it turns life-affirming, inspires and teaches us that everything is possible, we just need to believe in ourselves.
The young poet Chanie Gorkin studies in 11th class of a high school in Brooklyn, New York. The student published the literature creation on a poetry website. The poem is titled “Worse Day Ever?” It has immediately gone viral on social media websites. Over 1.3 million users have viewed the unusual reverse poem by Chanie Gorkin.