But I'll forget 23 like I forgot 17

from Frank Ocean – White Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Because nothing is permanent and youth fades. This song is how he feels like him having a bittersweet epiphany/crisis about the transience of…well…everything.

Source:

http://frankocean.tumblr.com/post/19414805692/could-this-be-earth

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