Any history seems to pass as if to be driven by realities that push in one after another.

Mitsuharu Kaneko



The same applies to the time to write daily trivial things. "Immediately after writing, various thoughts well up, such as I wanted to write that kind of thing or there was such a thing. It is hard to manage,“ the poet says. "If I don't see a thing in a very relaxed posture, I'm immediately disturbed by another thing." He concludes that it is necessary to live leisurely. From a collection of essays “Everyone, Be Relaxed.”


"November 30  2019

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