|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath by H. P. Lovecraft:
On the seventh day a blur of smoke rose on the horizon
ahead, and then the tall black towers of Dylath-Leen, which is
built mostly of basalt. Dylath-Leen with its thin angular towers
looks in the distance like a bit of the Giant's Causeway, and
its streets are dark and uninviting. There are many dismal sea-taverns
near the myriad wharves, and all the town is thronged with the
strange seamen of every land on earth and of a few which are said
to be not on earth. Carter questioned the oddly robed men of that
city about the peak of Ngranek on the isle of Oriab, and found
that they knew of it well.
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Songs of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson:
When winds have cleaned the skies,
Her love appeared, appealed for mine,
And wantoned in her eyes.
Clear as the shining tapers burned
On Cytherea's shrine,
Those brimming, lustrous beauties turned,
And called and conquered mine.
The beacon-lamp that Hero lit
No fairer shone on sea,
No plainlier summoned will and wit,
Than hers encouraged me.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Magic of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
and arms. He had a big, round face with bushy, white whiskers that
came to a point below his waist, and white hair that came to a point
on top of his head. He wore dull-gray clothes that were tight fitting,
and his pockets were all bunched out as if stuffed full of something.
"I didn't know you were here," said Kiki.
"I didn't come until after you did," said the queer old man.
"Who are you?" asked Kiki.
"My name's Ruggedo. I used to be the Nome King; but I got kicked
out of my country, and now I'm a wanderer."
"What made them kick you out?" inquired the Hyup boy.
"Well, it's the fashion to kick kings nowadays. I was a pretty good
The Magic of Oz