The Future’s Past by Lynn White

I feel no nostalgia
no longing
to go back
to be part of my past
I don’t look behind me.
I feel no fear either
no concern
that one day
it will catch me up.
I know that it’s already here
part of my present
with me
for the future.

© 2019 Lynn White


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Lynn White lives in north Wales. Her work is influenced by issues of social justice and events, places and people she has known or imagined. She is especially interested in exploring the boundaries of dream, fantasy. She was shortlisted in the Theatre Cloud ‘War Poetry for Today’ competition and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and a Rhysling Award. Her poetry has appeared in many publications including: Apogee, Firewords, Peach Velvet, Light Journal and So It Goes.

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