THE BAMBOO-CUTTER AND THE MOON-CHILD (Tales of Old Japan) by YEI THEODORA OZAKI

Long, long ago, there lived an old bamboo wood-cutter. He was very poor and sad also, for no child had Heaven sent to cheer his old age, and in his heart there was no hope of rest from work till he died and was laid in the quiet grave. Every morning he went forth into … Continue reading THE BAMBOO-CUTTER AND THE MOON-CHILD (Tales of Old Japan) by YEI THEODORA OZAKI