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The Futility of Beauty

“I cried sobbingly until at last those visions reeking with blood came to comfort me. And then I surrendered myself to them, to those deplorably brutal visions, my most intimate friends”-( Yukio Mishima, “Confessions of a Mask”)

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Yukio Mishima, "Spring Snow"

“For everything sacred has the substance of dreams and memories, and so we experience the miracle of what is separated from us by time or distance suddenly being made tangible. 72 more words


Il Seppuku - parte I

Credo che nel mondo occidentale manchi quella giusta comprensione per le culture. Perché dico questo? Perché abbiamo sempre avuto la convinzione di essere i migliori, quelli più “evoluti” e meno barbari. 1,549 more words


8 Authors Who Committed Suicide

As my blog posts about famous authors have proven to be popular with my followers and fellow authors, I am writing yet another instalment. This week I turn my attentions to the morbid but interesting subject matter of famous authors who committed suicide. 550 more words


Thirst of Love - Yukio Mishima

A pair of woollen socks! The solitary blue- brown image lingered in my pathetic thoughts, weeks after I had closed down the book. Verses had angrily left me, words refused to find a refuge within my wits and leisurely Mishima’s manuscript had melted into an obscure viscosity leaving behind only the recurring images of a mystified Etsuko and the pair of socks. 857 more words