Don: There's something nihilistic about this poem.
Bai-Luo: That's because the author does not understand how to focus his desire properly.

              - LIFESTREAMS -

Streamsofdesire                  endlessflow
creationorgasmic              everywheretogo
summitsofecstacy              ambitionaflame
venturinghigher              surmountingpain
passionreincarnated      transmutingmerelust
newtableausopening       thenturningagainand 
                   a gain

Don: (cynically) . . . and in your view, what is 'proper focus'?
Bai-Luo: You know the answer already. Helping others rather than self-gratification.

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