The varnish on the dwarves caused their expressions to shift. The artist had chosen staid faces with a suspicious polymer gloss.
It has two faces.
A native philosopher wrote a dwarf into his parables. He says, dwarf, before you
are two roads.
This long lane backwards
And that long lane forward
The dwarf is quiet.
The name of the gateway is inscribed above.
Everything straight lies, murmured the dwarf.
Do not take it too lightly!
Sqaut where you squat, Haltfoot
You have been invited to meet the Friend
(come Dressed for Dancing)
(Be carried on a stretcher)