|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from A Collection of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter:
He sang while he worked--
"Tom with his pipe made such a noise,
He called up all the girls and boys--
"And they all ran to hear him play
" 'Over the hills and far away!' "
Suddenly a little smothered voice
"Over the hills and a great way off,
The wind shall blow my top knot off!"
Pigling Bland put down a plate
which he was wiping, and listened.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, etc. by Oscar Wilde:
tall tower at Westminster, and at each stroke of the sonorous bell
the night seemed to tremble. Then the railway lights went out, one
solitary lamp left gleaming like a large ruby on a giant mast, and
the roar of the city became fainter.
At two o'clock he got up, and strolled towards Blackfriars. How
unreal everything looked! How like a strange dream! The houses on
the other side of the river seemed built out of darkness. One
would have said that silver and shadow had fashioned the world
anew. The huge dome of St. Paul's loomed like a bubble through the
As he approached Cleopatra's Needle he saw a man leaning over the
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson:
And when he puts his tools away,
He locks the door and takes the key.
Away behind the currant row,
Where no one else but cook may go,
Far in the plots, I see him dig,
Old and serious, brown and big.
He digs the flowers, green, red, and blue,
Nor wishes to be spoken to.
He digs the flowers and cuts the hay,
And never seems to want to play.
Silly gardener! summer goes,
A Child's Garden of Verses