Tuesday, August 15, 2006

kitsu-ne,ki-tsune


"I cannot simply forget you. Please come and sleep with me." The fox agrees, and from then on returns to her husband each night in the shape of a woman, leaving again each morning in the shape of a fox. Therefore, she comes to be called Kitsune — because, in the classical Japanese, "kitsu-ne" means "come and sleep," while "ki-tsune" means "always comes."

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

aweessoooommmmmeeeeeeee I'd love this one as a print on the wall!
-Ben

db said...

I think kitsu-ne should also mean: very noir.

mjc said...

great work! and thanks for sharing that story :)
legends and fables are a great source of inspiration

rae said...

that's really gorgeous.. love the story as well ;)

Anonymous said...

wow.. U are AMAZINg... I love ur style.. honestly I am VERY inspired by ur stuff.. I have no more words. I aspire to be like you and have an amazing style of my own someday!
~Kish (karma_180@hotmail.com)