lee-sung-min

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“Be absorbed. You should always be absorbed. It all depends on that. That’s the only issue. In order to feel the weight of time that makes you slump over, you must always be absorbed. But absorbed in what? Either alcohol, poetry or virtue. That’s up to you. But anyway be absorbed. And at times on top of a palace stairway, or on the green meadow beside a ditch, or in your depressing room, you wake up. When you’re not absorbed anymore, ask. Ask the breeze, water, stars, birds, or clock. As everything that passes by. Ask everything that is sorrowful. Ask everything that runs by. Ask everything that sings. Ask everything that talks, ask what time it is… Then the breeze, water, stars, birds and clock… will answer you. It’s time to be absorbed”.