RELEVANCE IS NO ANSWER
RelevanceIs the prize of the scaredRelevance is the voiceof our parentsbroadcast, oldthrough the newest of mediaexhorting“Run! Run! Run to survival?”And, of course,Mother would say that.She love us, so much.But the age that comesis not made for little advancespivots made generations at a timemom and pop shopsand the dream of America in agriculture,or the dusty officesof life-long jobs,life-long compromise.
No, tomorrowtomorrow is more.Tomorrow is queer,planes shifting like 3D filmwith no glasses,second-class comic bookssmears on newsprint with words of Powerful Men.
No, tomorrow isWhat we can imagine,Not what we can predictfrom within the shacklesof even the most well-intentioned past.
Our work will be equal parts geniusand slavery, a truthwe have to look in the eyeat a scale we’ve never imagineduneasy, a first date between usand the Future.
Our work will be that ofinformed hopedesparate pragmatism,Stopping to listen,love on first dates.
Our future will be created,not discovered. Our future will bepainted, not calculated,with billions of heartsin filthy, digitalimperfections. Purpose,Not fear, is the currency of love.