Guillaume had escaped through the bedroom window. He had jumped into a patch of soft soil which his father used for throwing food waste in, and tucked himself under the wooden fence that couldn't keep a large dog from getting out if it decided to crawl, instead of dig. He could feel the imprint of … Continue reading This face of mine – Chapter I.
Yukio Mishima is a dark and mysterious character in modern Japanese history. He was born pre-world war II and wrote in post-war Japan, he was unhappy with its changing face and its throwing away of its tradition after the defeat by the US. The book 'Confessions of a mask' is semi-autobiographical (or at least it … Continue reading Confessions of a mask by Yukio Mishima, book review
Under this mask of refrain I hide a face of disdain. Every laugh I hear Grinds my teeth like gears. Under this mask I hide my years Of hating existence. If I had One wish, it would be to be Everyone and kill myself. When women bare their teeth From a compliment received, I hate, … Continue reading #202 – Under the mask
The prisoner, or the vices of choice. Chapter one - Imprisoned: With a bang his eyes were forced open. There was a dim light from behind him and he blinked and blinked and blinked, still in the waking seconds where you have no idea where or who you even are. As he continued to stare … Continue reading The trilogy of choice
Chapter I: High upon a hill on a monstrously rough and jagged terrain rests a large wooden building, made of the blackest forest wood and large enough to contain fifty men. This building is the ill reputed tavern 'The armless bandit', well known for fostering gangs and being a building you do not visit unless … Continue reading The Serpent of Ljus – All chapters.
On a cold evening of February, Elizabeth left her house with a flustered face. The young lady blistered away from the home with a face dominated with blushes, and red patches of rage across the cheeks, with such a grave expression of melancholy and emotional turmoil that you would assume she was late for a … Continue reading To try again
I do this because of you, All of what I do Is influenced by the future I see Which is a family of you and me. Although I am naturally melancholic I am in love and intoxicated like an alcoholic. I am so glad that you can see What you mean to me. Although life … Continue reading #201 – Why