Future

10/17/06 for Creative Writing class senior year of high school. It was supposed to be a companion poem but almost five years later I do not have that poem. All I have as a note written on the poem that says “reply to ‘Past’ by Guiseppe Ribando” and I’m pretty sure it came out of a magazine that students had submitted too.

I see through
kaleidoscopes
telescopes
tv screens
and clock faces
(always do)
I see what will be
and am mesmerized
by how ignorant I am
(always will be)
I will be the face
on silver TV screen
and be robotic hands
of the seconds to be had
(always ticking)
trying to be free
from past recordings
or the present eyes
and be the words of tomorrow
(always talking)
new sunsets and rising
nothing concrete or known
everything a possibility
something to be done
(continuing)
I think of what I will be
changing life and me
how i will be the work
of a grown up adult
(not yet)
looking
listening
seeing the stars at present
burning into new death
changing
(for ever)
this is the day
the genius I created
will become
the future
(the end)

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