|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from A Heap O' Livin' by Edgar A. Guest:
start to sing.
THE BUMPS AND BRUISES DOCTOR
I'm the bumps and bruises doctor;
I'm the expert that they seek
When their rough and tumble playing
Leaves a scar on leg or cheek.
I'm the rapid, certain curer
For the wounds of every fall;
I'm the pain eradicator;
I can always heal them all.
Bumps on little people's foreheads
A Heap O' Livin'
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain:
wharf-boat and went looking around the town and out
a piece in the country, to put in the time and not get
here too soon; and so I come down the back way."
"Who'd you give the baggage to?"
"Why, child, it 'll be stole!"
"Not where I hid it I reckon it won't," I says.
"How'd you get your breakfast so early on the
It was kinder thin ice, but I says:
"The captain see me standing around, and told me
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Wife, et al by Anton Chekhov:
and utterly useless sermons. . . ." And so on, all in the same
A little time passed, and I got this letter: "I have been
brutally deceived. I cannot go on living. Dispose of my money as
you think best. I loved you as my father and my only friend.
It turned out that _he_, too, belonged to the "horde of savages."
Later on, from certain hints, I gathered that there had been an
attempt at suicide. I believe Katya tried to poison herself. I
imagine that she must have been seriously ill afterwards, as the
next letter I got was from Yalta, where she had most probably