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Connie Tettenborn

20/20 Hindsight

From the viewpoint of Now,
the Past divulges insight,
and if history repeats,
foresight comes forth.

No thought is an island.
Time connects ideas
to each other, to souls,
to paths forward and back.

Patterns may appear
with post-event perspective.
A birdís-eye view clarifies
the exit from a maze,
while we remain gravity-bound
behind walls, tied to the Present.

Mortals can only dream of
sharing the realm outside of time,
where omnipresent fingers fold
and poke the universe,
letting the Future dimple
into the Past.

© Connie Tettenborn 2016