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The Future Unknown

The future unknown is a door

Behind which we may not look

The future unknown is a veil

Through which we may not view

The future unknown is a hill

Over which we may not see



The future unknown lies a misty, bending path before unsure feet

The future unknown is our eyes shut tight, we may not peek

The future unknown is a dragon across the mountain, a river around

the bend

The future unknown is a thought transcend



We wish a glimpse. We wish to peek.

What we do, to whom we speak.

But what would happen if we could see?

That day would live in infamy.




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BorderlineGenius777This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
May 13 at 12:48 pm:
Wow. I really like this. I have thought about the prospect of seeing the future many a time. This explores a topic rarely seen in poetry. I love this.
 
PotterWhoLocked replied...
today at 4:49 pm :
Thanks so much!
 
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davidnolan said...
May 6 at 5:45 pm:
I loved the line "the future unknown is a thought transcend"- that's really a great comparison. Overall, I thought this was really good. It had a nice rhythym to it, and the reption worked well. Besides from that though, it explored an interesting topic, and the last line poses a great thought about it we could see the future. Great job!
 
PotterWhoLocked replied...
May 6 at 5:53 pm :
Thank you! I wasn't sure about that line but I guess it's ok!
 
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MckayThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 6 at 2:56 pm:
I love how you build an uncertainty throughout the poem of the Great Unknown as I refer to the Future. Last line is epic, not gonna lie. 5 stars from me. 
 
PotterWhoLocked replied...
May 6 at 5:52 pm :
Thank you so much Mckay!
 
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