Oh, how I long for the days where I could go into a hundred yen shop and buy riduculous stationery to my heart's content!
My all-time favorite 100-yen purchase was a mug, the first mug I bought in Japan. Sadly, the mug shattered a few months ago, but I did manage to write down the poetry before I threw the pieces away. It read:
I hope to fly! (caterpiller)
the sky is and wants me
when I can fly! (birds)
Look at our beautiful legs
All our acts look like dancing (flamingos)
If I flew more and more high,
If I were free to swim in the blue sky,
Through this blue sea!! (Dolphins and whales)
Let’s walk more slowly today.
I can walk faster, but I feel like doing (armadillo).
What a pretty flower!
Oh….Something has a break on my nose.
My nose tickles. (Dog)
My friends, little bard,
be coming soon.
(Deer and birds)
I was sad my favorite mug broke, but the words live on.