"God help thee, old man, thy thoughts have created a creature in thee; and whose intense thinking thus makes him a Prometheus; a vulture feeds upon that heart for ever; that vulture the very creature he creates." - Herman Melville
They had a pet dragonfly
The dragonfly, it ran away
But it came back with a story to say...
“Sing in me, Muse, and through me tell the story.” Homer,