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 a memory of perfection.
Peel back the onion dome, pour the tears, pour the fears.
Have you heard the neologism solastalgia? It 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 like the lies of the land they turn
You can't salt your kasha with gold.