|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Secret Places of the Heart by H. G. Wells:
obsessed by the idea of pairing off with one particular set
and final person. I liked to dream of a blonde goddess in her
own Venusberg one day, and the next I would be off over the
mountains with an armed Brunhild."
"You had little thought of children?"
"As a young man?"
"None at all. I cannot recall a single philoprogenitive
moment. These dream women were all conceived of, and I was
conceived of, as being concerned in some tremendous
enterprise--something quite beyond domesticity. It kept us
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Poems by Oscar Wilde:
With mop and mow, we saw them go,
Slim shadows hand in hand:
About, about, in ghostly rout
They trod a saraband:
And the damned grotesques made arabesques,
Like the wind upon the sand!
With the pirouettes of marionettes,
They tripped on pointed tread:
But with flutes of Fear they filled the ear,
As their grisly masque they led,
And loud they sang, and long they sang,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare:
To make him seem long hence as he shows now.
My love is strengthen'd, though more weak in seeming;
I love not less, though less the show appear;
That love is merchandiz'd, whose rich esteeming,
The owner's tongue doth publish every where.
Our love was new, and then but in the spring,
When I was wont to greet it with my lays;
As Philomel in summer's front doth sing,
And stops her pipe in growth of riper days:
Not that the summer is less pleasant now