‘Bites: L’ by Michael Goldstein

Bites: L

by Michael Goldstein

LEMBAS: I had a “for squares” joke, but I forgot it, so I’ll just say they look like tangrams.

LEMON: Don’t waste your life learning how to make lemonade out of oranges.

LETTUCE: Out of the egg of bitterness emerges hope.

LOBSTER: Verse by verse, we dissect the poem of its meat.

LOLLIPOP: The swirl is the ammonite of sweet gluttony.

LOTUS TREE: Sheep grown separately


Michael GoldsteinAuthor, Michael Goldstein, graduated in 2013 from Clark University with a B.A. in English, and a specialization in Creative Writing.  He’s had a passion for Japanese folklore for many years, and his illustrated novel, Omagatoki: When Yokai Emerge, and the Yokai Character Collection best demonstrate his interest and knowledge, with their wide galleries of monsters stemming from the past.  Michael has been a featured speaker at recent Anime conventions across the country.  A New Jersey native, Michael currently lives in New York City, where he is enrolled at The New School.  Visit Michael at yokaicomposed.wordpress.com, and follow him on Twitter @MichaelandYokai.

‘Bites’ is a 26-part series, released in bite-sized posts over the better part of February. Dig in!

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