To love is not to see each other's faces, but to look in the same direction together.




The writer who was also an astronaut visits the front line of Madrid in Spain as a correspondent. Feeling an undoubted fraternity in the carefree conversation of the two members, who are supposed to make a sally, in the underground bunker, he thinks like this. Humans look at what is beyond the eyes of another person together, also when they are worried that their important person suffers. From "Ningen No Daichi" (translated by Daigaku Horiguchi).


"November 16  2019

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