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If you remember them you are, indeed,
older than you think.
You had to love them and ah, the future—
the one whose frenetic pace would ensure
a robust fellowship, justice for all.
That’s all out now, but knowing a truth
doesn’t make it less sad.
We can only hope that we’re wrong,
like we have been many times.
The sun rises, the sun sets, the speed
of light remains a beautiful fact,
don’t forget—and we’re here, still here.

  Tim Suermondt