Generate three random words representing a past, present and future. Write a poem that weaves through these three different time frames.
While these words can provoke thoughts and feelings associated with these specific times, it’s essential to remember that time is flexible in poetry. Therefore, one can revisit the past, live in the present, and imagine the future, all within the same poem. Explore how the words invite different emotions depending on their temporality and how these derived emotions interplay with each other throughout your poem. This forces you to dive into your time perception and manage the transitions smoothly.