"I watch the fisherman above those waves, smaller versions of Hokusai's big one, which has always symbolized death for me. The little deaths rolling about him, the man hauls in a silver-sided catch."
- from 24 Views
And now the last hath slipt away
Yon drear Death-desert to explore,
And now one Pilgrim worn and lorn
Still lingers on the lonely shore.
- from The Kasidah, by Sir Richard Burton