Disgraceful

Anxiety slunk into my throat as I caught my breath haphazardly with my katana was drawn out for an anticipated exchange with my master. I was told that I would be tested to achieve the highest rank of a samurai. This is the pinnacle, I must pass this test, I took a deep breath, no matter what. Recited […]

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Damned Katana

Unsheathing the katana in the pelting rain, I stood singularly where the lightning had pock-marked its existence, beads of tears, sweat, rain rolled down my cheeks, I was uncertain of my power. The sea of dead bodies, swilled with blood and cuts, it was all my doings, the conscience kicked my hard, deluging my eyes with the […]

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