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Bizarre & Amazing Mythological Beasts!

Abumi Guchi

This strange Japanese monster was said to have been formed from the stirrup which once belonged to a fallen solider, and lies in waiting for the soldier to return. This ancient poem is from the point of view of the Abumi-Guchi: "An arrow is shot deep into the knee, "and he falls from his stirrups, and the hand of suffering is dealt, and such a song is sung, I saw it not in my dreaming mind."

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