The Japanese Culture of Suicide
by Joan Colby

If you fling yourself from a high-rise, Attempt to avoid falling on passers-by. If your fraudulent or criminal pursuits come to light It is only right to disembowel yourself— A feat with its own aesthetic. Mishima said Seppuku saves one from being ridiculous. At Okinawa, on the ship The Franklin, a 19-year-old Irish boy from … Continue reading The Japanese Culture of Suicide
by Joan Colby