Tomino’s Hell — The Poem That Curses and Kills People

You shouldn’t read this poem alone

Tomino’s depiction (Credits: ScoopWhoop)

Tomino’s Hell is a notorious damned poem believed to curse or even kill anyone who reads it out loud. Saijo Yaso, a famous Japanese poet, wrote the poem after the end of World War I. Many believe he explained his suffering through the poem as his father died during the war.




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