A-Tanka-A-Day: Kuchisake-onna

In the rolling night,

A woman runs her scissors

Through a husband’s mouth

While wearing a bright smile

That could make a cat jealous.

© Michael Goldstein

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

  1. Steven Spitz says:

    OK, this is a little uncomfortable for me – my wife has every kind of scissor imaginable and she is a medical professional licensed to perform amputations… we will not be showing her this one!

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