In the town of fair Tokyo, where candy comes from
Lived a man name of Kyuk-ho whose work-life was glum.
Well, he thought a great thought with his brain before bed:
“I’ll go buy a sweet treat, like some chocolate!” he said. Continue reading
Philip Marlowe gets more than he bargained for when he accepts a simple job involving mysterious food. Continue reading
Pale sticks like ivory
Chestnuts abandoned Continue reading
“Do tell us at once, Captain Middlebury, what that strange object might be,” cried Mrs. Rawlings. “I, for one, have never seen such a curiosity in all the county. Surely it is another of your wonderful importations from abroad.” Continue reading
Only the immortal prophet knows whether this is sushi or candy. Continue reading
The gloom of night is swept away
As by a scouring broom—
Dawn’s golden-fingered beams reveal
A curious mushroom. Continue reading
The bright circle of lamplight fell across shining plates heaped with Ma’s good bread.
“Here’s something to round out the supper, girls,” said Pa. Continue reading