A rock that gets weepy when the sun goes down, a pregnant woman slain alone in the mountains, a newborn baby visited by a ghostly priest who feds him candy to stay alive. These are all parts of this month’s podcast: The Rock The Cries at Night (Yonaki Ishi). In this episode, I visit a local spot (one of the Enshu Nanafushigi / Seven Mysterious Things of Enshu).
Come listen to me tell the tale while I sit by some rain, thunder, and an ambitious frog.
It’s a wonderful old legend, but can you find the big question (plot hole?) that I discovered when I researched and retold the story?