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The Story of the Moon

Once, night, unchallenged, extended its dark grace
across the sky. To the credit of the town, the stars
at night had been enough, though sometimes
the townspeople went about bumping their heads
in sleep.

The Peach Boy

Each birth came too early, the samurai’s daughter producing a peach pit with the face of a crying boy or girl.