A little talking is normal.
Gusting winds come and go.
Heavy rains don't persist.
Earth is lumpy and things are scattered,
Everything has a lifespan, everything dies.
Why do we think ourselves eternal?
If you understand the idea behind the tao,
You know you are part of it.
Act virtuously, and goodness becomes part of you.
Lose sight of this, and you are lost.
When you welcome this paradox,
you will be embraced by eternity.
That balance will be there, inside.
Knowing nothing is lost.
Trust completely, and be trusted with everything.
Gyromancy. A kind of divination performed by walking round in a circle or ring until one fell from dizziness, the direction of the fall being of significance.
Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, 1963. p. 425.