a municipal official
The executive official in charge of cultural and tourism policies wrote like this in the greeting message of the beginning of the year. On the west coast in the United States, it is said that people often tackle a project garnishing the room with a poem they made together when they set up the project. In order to evoke the image of reaching far beyond a goal they expect at the moment, or to share the sense of direction that this way is absolutely right."? In any case it is a moving proposition.
"February 5 2019
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"