Haiku clue

Fences and neighbors Keeps the good in, and bad out Until it doesn’t I read a news report earlier this week about a tiny, rural Japanese village where an unidentified suspect bludgeoned five people to death. With only 10 households, that was a third of the residents murdered. The suspect, a 63-year-old villager, is missing and [...]

Necessary obligation

An obligation few people could understand meant cleaning up messes even when they weren’t his. A fine dusting of talcum powder death was washed off the glass table top. Rotten air, exhaled by contaminated lungs, black with lies, swept out the doorway. His meticulous attention to detail an attempt to erase all evidence of her [...]