Book Review: Kokoro

Kokoro by Natsume Soseki Edwin McClellan (Translator) 1914.  248 pages. Genre: Japanese Literature, Classic, Historical Fiction Final Rating: 5 out of 5 stars   Summary: Kokoro, meaning 'heart', is a tantalizing novel about the friendship between a young man and an enigmatic elder whom he calls Sensei. Set in the early twentieth century, when the... Continue Reading →

Bullet in the Brain

his eyes are shut, swollen, purple, black and blue.   must have been from the bullet as it ripped through.   his body on fire from the fever,   like a match ignited against the friction,   cold steel struck against brain tissue.   with this life, he has no more issue.   time of... Continue Reading →

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