shrine of the dolls


Advertisement
Japan's flag
Asia » Japan » Wakayama » Shirahama
May 8th 2017
Published: May 8th 2017
Edit Blog Post

shrine of the dolls-a haibun



In the south of the island of Honshu is a shrine dedicated to dolls.every year, 100, 000 or more unloved or broken dolls are sent to the shrine, so that they do not haunt the owners.the priests carefully arrange them into appropriate categories;princess, bride, samurai..and dangerous;that is already showing stigmata such as growing hair, bleeding from the eyes and so on.this category is so feared that they are placed underground and sealed.
there's life in these dolls

all too easy to believe

they return our gaze

Advertisement



Tot: 2.612s; Tpl: 0.014s; cc: 8; qc: 51; dbt: 0.024s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb