A-Tanka-A-Day: Futakuchi-onna

In a miser’s home,

A wife, silently starving,

Helps herself to rice.

The mouth behind her; the child

Consumes twice the fair amount.

© Michael Goldstein

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One Response to A-Tanka-A-Day: Futakuchi-onna

  1. Jonathan says:

    very insightful

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