I think there is a world that you can reach by throwing yourself into a pure one made of only sound that is beyond words.

Ikuyo Nakamichi



The pianist says that good music has a beauty that looks like drops from heaven. Sometimes it takes people's breath away and sometimes beats people. From a talk with an anthropologist Mariko Hasegawa, "The Power Of Music Brings Real Sympathy” (December issue of “Kateigahou”). Poetry is also made of words, but it makes me feel that the words thrown toward heaven rather than to other people fall.


"November 15  2019

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