I close my eyes as the movie plays
And try to see a few frames ahead
Just in case I have to give up my seat
In the theater of time
Before the actors I long to see
Make their appearance.
You might wonder how I know they’ll make the final cut.
I know it because I have faith
Just as I knew previous actors would appear and play their parts
Earlier in the story.
I know the protagonists of our destiny
Will present themselves shortly
And enact their scenes in a story
Older than me, and my people, and the apes who came before us,
All the way to those single cells in the ocean
Activated by the hand of God.,
Author and Director.