|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot:
In this decayed hole among the mountains
In the faint moonlight, the grass is singing
Over the tumbled graves, about the chapel
There is the empty chapel, only the wind's home.
It has no windows, and the door swings,
Dry bones can harm no one. 390
Only a cock stood on the rooftree
Co co rico co co rico
In a flash of lightning. Then a damp gust
Ganga was sunken, and the limp leaves
The Waste Land
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson:
Tusitala's. First of all, for business. When you go to London you
are to charter a hansom cab and proceed to the Museum. It is
particular fun to do this on Sundays when the Monument is shut up.
Your cabman expostulates with you, you persist. The cabman drives
up in front of the closed gates and says, 'I told you so, sir.'
You breathe in the porter's ears the mystic name of COLVIN, and he
immediately unfolds the iron barrier. You drive in, and doesn't
your cabman think you're a swell. A lord mayor is nothing to it.
Colvin's door is the only one in the eastern gable of the building.
Send in your card to him with 'From R. L. S.' in the corner, and
the machinery will do the rest. Henry James's address is 34 De
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling:
"Hai! Hai! Hai!" said the Bhagat, snapping his fingers, "Is THIS
payment for a night's lodging?" But the deer pushed him toward
the door, and as he did so Purun Bhagat heard the sound of
something opening with a sigh, and saw two slabs of the floor
draw away from each other, while the sticky earth below smacked
"Now I see," said Purun Bhagat. "No blame to my brothers that
they did not sit by the fire to-night. The mountain is falling.
And yet-- why should I go?" His eye fell on the empty begging-
bowl, and his face changed. "They have given me good food daily
The Second Jungle Book