The Mystery of the Future

A poem by Lily Selthofner, 2022.

Photo by Lily Selthofner, 2022.

cyclical, seasonal

what burden to bear?

the weight may sparsely disappear


spots trouble in the distance

the telescope of uncertainty 

smeared with the fog of conditioning

sticky fingers wiping away 

attachment to the good, bad, looming and lingering

in favor of a lighter next time.

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