present tense

backward clock

trees know
they are meant to be
there is a saying
what is is
what was was
and what will be
will be
words
conjured
to be repeated
and believed

do we know time
is past a has been
or a future willed
to be
made real
still
the present tense
or is what was
never more
and what will be
just a matter
of knowing
we are
only
being
truthful
now(ing)