In my attemt to realize 'death', I have decided to watch the
dead body of a dog continuosly at the coast.
- I patted him on head wondering if his life was happy one.
- His face seemed to be sad. I felt the odor became stronger.
- Many crows crowded at the spot and were pecking his eyes and
- His body was swallen, and blood and pus were flowing out.
Many flies swarmed upon it, and the odor became awful.
- The mouth was infested with maggots, and the body was swallen double. When I touched the body, it was warm.
As I thought the body heat was revived, I was inspired and
joined my hands to the body.
- The skin abdomen was bursted, and a lot of maggots were seen inside.
I was discouraged when I noticcd that the heat was caused by
chafing maggots. I thought 'death' is ugly and sorrowful.
- The bone was seen from a part of broken skin of face.
The body became so thin like mummy.
The odor became less stinking.
The dead body seemed as pretty as clay image, so that I took
- Maggots were disappered, and head, limbs and body were
It seemed that no creature have any chance to eat it.
In face with this scene, I felt the dog is really dead.
- Only small pieces of white bones were left which seemed to be soaked into the earth.
- The new grass was grown on the spot, and exsitence of the dog