"Cyniquian" Level Poster
Post Number: 4265
|Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 - 06:52 pm: |
A poignant poem, Yesaya. Philosophers and prophets have pondered for ages the possibility of life being a dream from which we all awake once we "die". I, myself, am very intrigued by this idea. Poet Edgar Allen Poe wrote: "all that we seem or seem, is but a dream within a dream." And I am also struck by the hidden wisdom and symbolism of a simple verse from the old round song which goes: "Row, row, row, your boat, gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, life is but a dream..."