2082 - They Might Be Giants

Draw the curtain, look, you're only sleeping
Or is this only what the other you is dreaming?
Either way
Hard to take

Ashen features unmistakably your own
Familiar posture, recast in skin and bone
Person from today
Here is you in 2082

Remove your helmet, first equalize the pressure
No, but first, take readings to be sure
The atmosphere is safe
Yes, it's safe

As the ancient one [?] to look
You see his hand's been replaced with a hook
But it's clear you're very much alive
It's 2105

No, it's 2240
No, it's 3415
How can you still be living?
What does this mean?

You must honor and respect the older fellow
Even as you suffocate him with his pillow
Though you're strong
He was wise

There is much you can learn from the sage
And though you'll leave and travel back to your own age
You will meet again, you two
In 2082

What was the look he gave intended to convey?
Was there something else he was trying to say?
It will all be revealed to you
In 2082

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