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trans. by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy
A "Deep Time" poem from the Future Beings
In this music video, spoken-word artist Lyla June offers a poetic reflection on time and the wisdom needed to care for future generations.
"We have been sending smoke signals to the future people asking them for advice on how to be good Ancestors."
This poem was written near the end of a week-long retreat on ‘Grief and Longing’ that took place in the Canyon of the Ancients in Colorado in 2012. How could I be an activist, a family man and a contemplative at the same time?