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homeward bound





Not yet across. More water ahead.

The Lines (base to top)

Foxtail dangling in water
Sculling paddles drawing near
Ways to go, we're not there yet
In three years the kingdom won
Good things come to those who wait
Wet hair plastered to your head


Fire over water.

Hexagram 63 was the image of completion. The water had been crossed. But that was not the last word. In this final hexagram we are again short of the crossing.

I can't go on. I'll go on.










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