The future is so much more meaningful if we accept, embrace, thoroughly experience all that we can — and then pass on into the new reality, changed but not encumbered. This is almost a zen koan.
This poem is mesmerizing, in all of my years on this site I don't think I have ever sat open mouthed while reading somebody's poem. With this one I did. It takes you on a journey away from this world and transports you into the authors mind for a fleeting few moments. This is as close to perfect that I have seen. An easy 10 points for me.