This is the incense burner I had in mind when I started on this poem, imagining smoke engulfing the lid. How people used it to seek divine help and answers; yet it could not foretell its own coming demise when incense stopped burning.
木魚長敲驚乾坤. Incessant beats from the wooden fish1 alarming the Universe.
聖杯落地解天意, Sacred cups2 a cast to determine Heaven's will.
難測人性比海深. Deeper than the deepest ocean is to plumb the nature of man.