13 Years Old, Kuma finally grinned. To Himself…
it was Night. Dark too. The Moon. Behind clouds. Yet
and so. So a chase. Was on. In
Japan. Of Yore
in Our World. Legends filtered down thru’
Ages, Times, Places. Tell of Night Warriors
in Our World. Legends
who. Had Trained Him well. Well as
How To. Freedom
Falling Ways. Those
Free fallin’, Pole vaulting. Ways and Means.
Had ensured His. Freedom still. Still,..
He was not. Running He was. Aways.
Grin still. There.
In The Night. Then. Of Yore. Japan.
On a Mission. Now Done. Almost. As
kept Him cool. Coolly He
sauntered Aways. Ninja Cool that is. That is
The End. To Begin. Herein. As Belows.
For,.. A Lil’ Earlier In Our World. Legends so Tell.
This Tale: The
Emperor Go-Daigo advised His High Counsel,
Dainagon Hino Suketomo. Then Waved Him
Aways. Away He went.
Suketomo had no choice.
Arriving There. Till summoned. Back.
Several Days pass.
Suketomo’s Son, Kumawakamaru from Ninna-ji Temple
to Sado. So sadly makes His Way. There. Then
Even sadder. Then. Was
Named Suketomo as a suspect conspirator. So,..
The Kamakura Shogunate. Now wanted. Execution.
Sado Island Monk Homma Saburō.
Deeply immersed in Political manoeuvreings.
Manoeuvred to unbalance this Peace. Piecing
such Charges as unworthy. Of
further investigation. Acted rashly,
Quickly, Gladly… not at Alls… sadly…
Took off Suketomo’s. Head. Then cowlishly
Burnt the rest. Of His Body.
Handing the Remains, ashily in a box. To Son…
the now mores saddened. So n so…
Howevers… sought more.
just that. That was after. After taking His Fathers remains
for Burial. Mount Koȳa that is. That is to Sado. Then
He returned. THEN. With much Mores. In
Mind. His. Then
He lied. Down and feigned Sickness, Grief. Stricken
was struck. Lied. For Several Days. Till
He had Learnt. Enough. Seen, heard. Of
where the majority of Servants. Headed.
As That Night. This Night came quickly. He,
Kumawakamaru was quick also. Also
easily finding The Monk Beheader of Dad. Asleep.
He Kicked Him. Awake, so Monk.
So The Monk saw The Face of Revenge
…awake already. Already there too. To
which the sad, young, now Fatherless
simply, directly, fearless in righteousness. Left
stillness, moving too. To
Reach over, stab Him several Times, Places. Mores
than enough to awaken… That
Death. In Monkly. Cowlish. There. Simply
on, sad Sado Island
now… Kumawakamaru ran. Aways from. A
Chase. Was Ons.
Guards. Men of Stature,..
weight as well. Well as
burdened with Weapons. Heavy. Lightly
stepping Kuma. Ran. Ons. Aways.
Lil’ Way Aways…
a Bamboo Grove did live. Arriving
there Kumawakamaru wasted not Times, Places,
Breathe… nor Momentum.
Weighed down a long Stalk end. With
His boyish Size. Seized that end. Grasped
firmly. Destiny and that Sticky End. Section
of Bamboo. Then
Bamboozled Everyones. Some mores. More
and overs. He so went. Then
Pole Vaulted the Castle Moat…
to Get Ups. Go… Aways. From There
in Our World. Legends
still insist. Creaks and Groans.
From both Plant and Pursuers. Persisted. A Lil’.
The First lasted.
Till Kuma landed. Landing Then. His
Pursuers seconding Groans. Longer. For and then.
He then. Ran. Some Mores. To end too. To
wit at those. Not so. Far Shores.
Where Land, Sea, Dreams. Plans too. To
so Meet. So There. There,
Boarded Boat To Echigo Province.
Avoiding capture by the still groaning, heavily
Dead Monk’s Men. Rightly left
wailing on that Wind. Water so
borne. Kuma. So lightly
Sailed on. To Freedom. Later,
More Adventures as well. Well as
Feel mores than Free. To Share.
Those sticky Situations so tough…
Wherebys, Howfors. Where,
whence. Did come, just click.
Whens. Everything. Went wrongly
just Right. Left
Next… chilling Tales:
Antarctic Ice. Shackled,.. Not Stirred.
Please Feel Free and If So Inclined To Contact/Comment:..
i, Shiro that is.
With Any Thoughts, Hints, Tips and Dreams.
If A Particular Legendary Theme or Our World Legends. Is A Desire.
To Be So Writ. Herein.