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The Future

The future: time’s excuse
To frighten us; too vast
A project, too large a morsel
For the heart’s mouth.

Future, who won’t wait for you?
Everyone is going there.
It suffices you to deepen
The absence that we are.


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Poem The Future - Rainer Maria Rilke