Tentacle Tuesday by Yuji Moriguchi

Tentacle Tuesday is here to release the beast in you

A theme mainly inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s Great Cthulhu

But long before Howard’s obsession took its tentacular shape

Japanese masters created the erotic fantasy about cephalopods

Which were supposed to arouse irrepressible sexual attraction

With the fair sex, albeit not exclusively

In his uncommonly prissy schoolgirl illustration

Japanese artist Yuji Moriguchi b.1971 suggests

The purely intellectual starting point of this fascination

Tentacles are indeed helpful for turning pages…