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Monday, September 11, 2017

Selected Haiku:: Tojinbo Cliffs Haiku

Tojinbo Cliffs
I leave
my shadow behind

Wednesday Haiku, April 3, 2013

Note: Below is excerpted from the Wikipedia entry, Tōjinbō: Tōjinbō is also a well-known place in Japan to commit suicide. According to statistics, as many as 25 people commit suicide by jumping off the 70-foot-high cliffs annually, a number which has risen and fallen with Japan's national economic hardships and unemployment rates.