You can't catch lost time or the thinning earth
Have you heard the term enouement? It is the bittersweet feeling of having arrived in the future to see how things turn out without being able to tell your past self.
Ideal is the memory of perfection
Have you heard the term solastalgia? It is a neologism that describes anxieties related to the accelerated decline of the earth's ecosystems, a singular malady of a much wider spectrum.
Like milk when it turns, like the earth when it turns - the lies of the land, they turn
You can't salt your kasha with gold.