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Of Forests & Clocks & Dreams (A Literary & Art Collection)

Of Forests & Clocks & Dreams (A Literary & Art Collection)

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TAKATSU タカ By takatsu Updated Mar 08, 2017

[Literary, Short Story, Poems, Art, Philosophy]
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Strange conversations, ringing phones, umbrellas, talking birds, a girl with a top hat, grandfather clocks, transfigured stones, a missing archaeologist, bowls of rice, a man with twelve toes, and more. His published collection unveils dazzling surreal visions and explores philosophical themes of the human condition and spirituality, subjective perception and the nature of reality, the system and the cosmos through 
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RelebornDavid RelebornDavid Jul 31, 2017
This dialogue is probably my favorite so far! The deep meaning of it struck my brain to confusion
true haha, but if it's good looking then i'll tempted to pick it up and get weird remarks from my friends or family depending on where i am lol
SimonDurney SimonDurney Apr 20, 2017
Amazing write. We are all rocks I feel, all similar in appearance but perhaps very different on the inside. :)
this was so detailed and interesting and definitely gave me a different perspective on life, inspiring!
Corea_Liebmann Corea_Liebmann Sep 22, 2016
Wow, phenomenal story! I was intrigued the whole way, and I'm excited to read more of your work! ❤️
- - Dec 12, 2016
This story was very amazing! @takatsu  your super creative!!!! ^-^