17 July 2009


A scene from Blade Runner, a film directed by Ridley Scott (1982). Another personal favourite.
All those moments will be lost in time like tears in rain
Time to die

Awaiting his death in 1827, Senryu wrote this death poem with strikingly similar wording:

Like dew drops
on a lotus leaf
I vanish

When my time runs up, my last words will hopefully not state the obvious. I want to live the time allotted to me, not die it. Perhaps something similar to the last words of general John Sedgwick before he died in battle:
They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...

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