A Cold Future


A Cold Future

I'm looking far into a future
A future beyond my life
Where the creator's creations
reflect his own fears of death

In an effort to leave behind
something timeless, something flawless
boundries were crossed
before they were discovered

Can we lust for an image
that never truly exists
Can we feel compassion for a likeness
without ever receiving it back

Do we define progress
by how far we've moved
from love

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Rhymer commented on A Cold Future


"Where the creators, creations reflect his own fear of death" Makes me wonder if the death the creator fears is to no longer be believed in. the last stanza made the entire write for me. How do we define our progress? 10 and into my favs old friend,

SavVySam commented on A Cold Future


Whoa... some deeply stirring questions taking place within this poignantly futuristic piece that leaves the reader with much to ponder...good write!

MSVanallen commented on A Cold Future


There is a depth here I want to know more about. This piece, on it's own, is timeless... What if I had more insight as to the creator, the image, the likeness...? I am so intrigued by this piece that I want more. Do you think you may ever add a sequel? 10 from me and waiting... MSV



I'll talk to the studio about a sequel

Chaos128 commented on A Cold Future


The reality is never as magnificent as the fantasy, and never lives up to the anticipation. We all know this going in but, still, when the moment of realization comes we're disappointed.

knight4696 commented on A Cold Future


Great write and read Artie. Another very intriguing and thought provoking poem. You certainly know how to make me think. Great work!

The true philosopher and the true poet are one, and a beauty, which is truth, and a truth, which is beauty, is the aim of both.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Poet (1803-1882)

Artie’s Poems (71)

Title Comments
Title Comments
Fireflies 1
My Final Prayer 1
A Whisper Behind The Scream 3
She 2
Miss You 1
Speechless 1
Clarity 2
Believe 3
The Song Of My Life 2
A Piece Of Me (2012) 5
The Children Of The Night 5
House Of Cards 2
A Journey To The Surface 3
Until Next Time 2
Sinister 2
One Life 3
Irreverent Pleasures 19
Prelude To A Nightmare 23
Scratching The Surface 27
Conundrum 19
Defeated 33
The Blood Of The Poet 35
Beyond The Looking Glass 24
Embraced 22
The Night Of Eternal Light 18
The Forbidden Fruit 19
The Creator Of Tomorrow 15
The Band Played On 16
Mortal Memories, Immortal Thoughts 22
Fade 23
Unfinished & Untitled 16
The Machine 16
Instrument 20
Beyond My Grasp 26
The Day I Lost Aim 17
Cyclone 18
I Await 52
A Decade Of Stone 18
#1 20
The Mask Of Fear And Doubt 13
...they don't exist 12
A Breath Of Air 16
More Of You 18
Hostage 10
Soulless Solace 14
Power Outage 15
Why I Believe 23
Duet 21
Forever Unfinished 28
Gravity 24
Cosmic Smoke 46
Surviving The Storm 36
Feed 29
Everyday 23
Reborn 35
Overcome 35
Hmmm... 28
What Does This Mean To You? 31
The Beacon Ignited 18
Purify 25
Endless 12
One Moment In Time 30
A Peek Inside 28
A Piece Of Me 20
The Ocean 26
A Beacon Of Light 27
1987 26
A Cold Future 15
The Child Who Could Fly 43
Your Path 20
The First Thoughts Of Love 28