After a hard experience, the artist says, people restrict their actions so that they will never have such an experience again, but they will be soon unable to do what they want to do and become hard to live. The energetic words of people who assume the defiant attitude and determinedly face themselves though they lost everything, give her the power to live in a different way than words such as "Good luck!," or "Cheer up!" From a talk with a writer Aiko Sato, "The Past And Present Of Literary Training (December issue of Subaru).
"November 10 2019
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"