Philosopher: "I find the best way to gather
no moss is to examine
the stones very carefully, making sure the stream
runs quickly around them."
"The grave shall always get its due
it crouches underground;
you see the shadows thicken fast
but evening makes no sound."
Philosopher: "I eat my meals in silence, and the only
sound I hear
is the clink of ice in the glass. It looks like a
"The daylight tracks you everywhere,
through cracked and battered floors;
you waver eastward, waver west,
but cannot find a door."
Philosopher: "I'm looking at the moon tonight because
all the lights
have gone out. Tomorrow I'll see if the sun still
"The skeletons crowd 'round your home,
they line up two-by-two;
you've given them a bone to munch,
but now they're after you."
Philosopher: "I know why solipsism is the crux of the
problem. It gets one out of the running stream, and
away from the granite stones."
have their secret ways,
the past reflects tomorrow;
you slide somewhere between the days
abandoned to your sorrow ."
Philosopher: "I have finally discovered the secret of
life: it lies in
"Lives may come, and lives may go,
when gazing at the moon;
who knows where a life may flow
while bones watch from the gloom."
Philosopher: "Something's wrong. How did I get into this
No matter. I will arrive at a state tomorrow where
the creatures can't find me. Then I can dream."