Poem : Frightened Future


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Given the chance
Would we look through to tomorrow?
Peering with ponderous thoughts
Of what’s waiting

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Those flaming questions
We burn to know
Hidden behind the clicking of time

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If we could climb across moments
And shed light upon our frightened future
Always hiding and keeping Herself
Just out of reach

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Would we take that glimpse
Round the corner of fate
Whose kept His back firmly turned
Toward your face

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Or do we instead
Simply stand in one place
And accept our lot
Being only in the tiniest second

For if we knew tomorrow
Maybe we would not leave
Today

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7 thoughts on “Poem : Frightened Future

  1. I watch the news and I don’t know where the world is going.
    It doesn’t look good.
    I don’t know if I want to look and see the future or not.
    Maybe better to simply smile now, and hope somehow that common sense prevails.

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