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Another Cryptic Message From The Guerilla Philosopher

Look, another missive from my favorite street artist/philosopher! This one’s a bit dark, innit?

“Every time

I hear the news

that someone has been killed,

I vow to live each day

to the max,

in case I’m next.”







Found this in the same alley where he posted before.

Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Tokyo

A young woman dressed as a Gothic Lolita is found dead in a car with two strangers. But the more Yumi Hata learns about her friend’s death, the more she’s convinced it was murder…read more

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Writing mystery books set in Tokyo is mostly what I do, but I also blog about the odd stuff I see every day in Japan. I'm a graduate of Stanford University and the Sendagaya Japanese Institute in Tokyo, and a member of the International Thriller Writers, the Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters In Crime. When I'm not in Tokyo, I live in San Francisco. I also host a travel site called The Tokyo Guide I Wish I'd Had, so if you're headed to Japan and want to check out the places I take my friends when they're in town, take a look!

2 thoughts on “Another Cryptic Message From The Guerilla Philosopher Leave a comment

    • Yes, although I guess I’ve been in Tokyo too long because I didn’t even consider it might not be a single word street name “secoraba”! Which doesn’t really mean anything in Japanese, unless he wants to be equated with the carafes of sake brought out on festive occasions…o_O

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