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#WQWWC - Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge - Beauty

So, here it is… That time again! Time to get your quote selected so you can come up with a creative story, poem, or whatever else you would like to share about your quote. 740 more words

Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge

Beyond-the-Grave Buzz for FLAPPERHOUSE X!

Some of literature’s deadest legends are buzzing about our latest issue, FLAPPERHOUSE X (now available in print & digital PDF editions)!

“If you haven’t got it, you can’t show it. 196 more words


Quote of the Week: Yukio Mishima "Sword"

He would just have to put up with it; if you couldn’t bear even one single thing through to the end, then you might as well give up entirely. 41 more words


Dead Leaves

Day 23

This one’s for the Haibun Monday Challenge over at dVerse! The challenge was to write about what you do to empty your mind and relax. 65 more words


Beauty Itself Became a Deadly Enemy

The very excellent Mishima scholar Donald Keene briefly discusses the English publication of The Temple of the Golden Pavilion almost exactly 57 years ago.

What transforms this world is — knowledge.

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Philosophical Literature

Book Review: Spring Snow by Yukio Mishima

Spring Snow by Yukio Mishima

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Spring Snow is not a book you can rush through. The very style and period of writing gives it a reserved and restrained feel, as if it’s almost impolite to be reading it any quicker. 247 more words


The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea by Yukio Mishima


Yukio Mishima was a twentieth century Japanese author, poet, playwright, actor, model and film director. He was also an ardent nationalist, with extreme right wing views. 2,053 more words

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