Did I create that sky? Yes, for, if it was anything other than a conception in my mind I wouldnt have said "Sky"-That is why I am the golden eternity. There
Jack Kerouac wrote this in response to Gary Snyder's suggestion that he write his first Sutra. In 1960, when he presented it to his publisher, he said, "While I was writing this, I thought I knew what it meant, but now...I don't know."
My source for the text is http://www.prahlad.org/