the future

a poem

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the future seems
continuous and looming
but my future is finite.

to plan for a future
is to plan for the longevity
of what may happen
beyond the time
that my footsteps
leave imprints on the soil,

but also to not forget
that my time on this planet
my time with conscious thinking
is limited and precious
on its own.

Lucy Dan 蛋小姐 (she/her/她) finds herself thinking more of the future the older she gets, which is ironic because the older she gets, the less future there is, for her at least.

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Filling in the cracks on conflicting self improvement advice and translating how these can work for a more diverse audience ✨ Icon by: @jkbarts #WEOC writer.

The Brain is a Noodle

A place for all things bite-sized! A collection of poetry and shortform pieces! 🧠🍜 We have daily poetry prompts, weekly shortform prompts and now introducing, monthly essay prompts!

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