Of ends and beginnings

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The world as we know it
seems to reach a sort of end
cycles upon cycles are closing up
humankind is resilient but often dumb
with Nature ever more out of tune
despots and populists on the rise
reason and compassion seem to recede
what might the future bring?
In this greedy and negligent new world
how will we prosper and live?
as we enter a deep back loop
I think about possible futures
invariably challenging and rough
and while I struggle to keep hopeful
we have yet to wake up and work hard
towards a more tender and reasonable world
sowing some good seeds and deeds
for you, for me, for all.
Would you join me?

Marcus Antoninus

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Author: Marcus

Philosopher, poet and lover of life.

2 thoughts on “Of ends and beginnings”

    1. Sure, without hope we would be completely lost. We are in for a bumpy ride though. We will need a lot of reason and compassion, and a lot of hard work too. Thanks for commenting. Best, Marcus.

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