“During the night something like a miracle happened”

This is the first line of that time-honored classic, Jim the Boy. I’ve never read it, but I have it on good authority that it’s worth a read.

Today’s story for the day is again a seven-liner.  It involves a disfigured woman who’s been sliced from ear to ear.  But contrary to what you may be thinking, the inspiration is not the Joker, but a Japanese folk-tale about a woman named Kuchisake-onna.  My story actually has very little to do with the legend, I just used the image of the woman as a starting point–and my story takes a few other dark turns.

Anyway, thanks for tuning in!  Enjoy the story.

April 14

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