Category Archives: Flash-Folklore

Flash-Folklore: Kujirasuna

Kujirasuna (くじらすな) Have you ever wander across the sand late at night and heard the song of a whale?  It may not be coming from a whale, but from the very sand you’re walking on.  But who has ever heard … Continue reading

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Flash-Folklore: Namekuji

Namekuji (なめくじ) When a snail or slug reaches an advanced age, it develops magical powers and gains the potential to grow to an immense size and walk just as men do.  Namekuji are known to be as tall as men, … Continue reading

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Flash-Folklore: Kiirome

Kiirome (きいろめ) It is very unwise to play games with hungry spirits.  For example, to blink in a staring contest is to forfeit your soul to the hungry Kiirome.  Flat as a leaf, as tall as a man, it silently … Continue reading

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Flash-Folklore: Tamanegi

Alright, you waited for it, and now here it is: the first of my Flash-Folklore pieces.  Enjoy! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Tamanegi (たまねぎ) Do you suddenly find yourself in tears … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Flash-Folklore

Hey folks, Hope you’ve been enjoying the blog so far.  I’ve decided that I’m going to start uploading the flash-fiction that is currently apart of my Directed Study project.  I’m calling it, “Flash-Folklore.” Now I should probably explain what Flash-Folklore … Continue reading

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