Dreams flooded over me,
I lay weary and helpless in my bed.
From: Franz Kafka, The Blue Octavo Notebooks (The Fifth Notebook), Edited by Max Brod, Translated by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Cambridge, Exact Change, 1991.
Paintings by Adolf Menzel: Upper – Three Pipes Problem, The Windows of the Mind, 1868; Lower – The Studio Wall, 1872.