This is the text of "THE SEVENTH
BOOK" written in Japanese on the first messenger sent to the publisher
after the death of Jerome. This is the text that is seriously damaged by rain.
THE BOOK OF
If God approved
of his creature's creation,
the painted clay-model into
life by signing His name
Where is a
book before it is born? Does a book grow like a tree?
Who are a book's
Does a book
need two parents - a mother and a father?
Can a book be born inside another book?
And where is
the parent book of books?
How old does
a book have to be before it can give birth to another?
Do young books cry and scream if they are not read or fed ?
Do they pass words with incontinent abandon?
Do they force every random found sentence into their mouths?
This book is
past the first flush of youth.
it is a book that is in puberty.
It is hesitating,
and from the vantage point of the mature reader,it is both a sad and amusing reminder
of the part which is not
enough to be revisited.
The cover is
becoming crisp like the
hardening of wood on a young tree.