"An hourglass shows time in full view."

Kiriu Minashita



She has to take her child to the hospital today too. She has to wait for a long time until seeing the doctor or feed cake as a reward at a cafe after examination. The sociologist constantly types on a computer even at those times. Looking at the hourglass showing that the tea is ready, her son said like this to his mother who fought the clock desperately. The cruelty of time that does not allow holding back? From "A Man Without 'A Place To Stay', A Woman Without 'Time'," which argues "huge distortion of space-time" lying between men and women.


"January 22  2019

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"