Monthly Archives: March 2014

Dokushin (The Bachelor) Part V

And here is the next section. One more to go. I hope you have enjoyed reading. Cheers. ~苦栗鼠 V Tomita fixed his eyes on the master. “So it’s another lecture. You hardly hear a word before you realize you’ve been … Continue reading

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Battleaxe

Another one by Tanikawa from the collection 『世間知ラズ』 Seken shirazu (Ignorant), the title poem of which I translated before. It’s one of my favorite books. Hope you all enjoy this one! ~苦栗鼠 Battleaxe I got up after nine, drank some coffee … Continue reading

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Tales of the Maternity Room

An excerpt by Yosano Akiko that my good friend translated. Check it out. I look forward to more fun stuff from her. 🙂

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Dokushin (The Bachelor) Part IV

The End is in sight my friends! Hope you enjoy this week’s installment. Two more to go! Cheers! ~苦栗鼠 IV At that moment there was the sound of someone at the door stamping the snow from his shoes.

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One of the Days Before Eventually Returning to the Soil

Naoko over at The Lost Notebook Returns recently translated this poem by Tanikawa Shuntaro and we had a discussion about the title, which is quite difficult to translate. After putting so much thought into just the title, I thought I might … Continue reading

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