retrospect

retrospect

/ˈrɛtrəspɛkt/ [reh-trow-spekt]
‘noun
A survey or review of a past course of events or period of time.
Phrases
in retrospect
When looking back on a past event or situation; with hindsight.

Origin
Early 17th century from retro-‘back’, on the pattern of the noun prospect.

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Retrospect

No need for a parade
To look back on a decade.
Just look over your shoulder;
You’re now ten years older.
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