To Imagine What a Better World Might Be

Music: Peace Within.
By Peter Rudenko.
Performed by Peter Rudenko at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

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To imagine what a better world might be,
Having thought it out in great detail,
Inventing settings, cultures, ways of seeing,
Reconstituting ancient ways of being,
Time traveling beyond the painted veil,
Yet all to change one's own society;

Then turning one's ideas into a tale,
Having sketched a future history,
Roles distributed to players, freeing
Each to live one's vision fictively,
Experiencing the grace without agreeing …

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