Blog

What is the most powerful social media in Japan?

I started writing on Medium in March 2019. I also registered on Patreon a couple of months later. So far, I have been co...
Essay

You need to be who you are as a writer

Do you remember the moment when you first yourself in the mirror? I think I remember that moment, although it might have...
Essay

When a poet gets transformed into a beast

his is one of my favourite fiction stories written in Japanese; ‘The Moon over the Mountain’ (Japanese title: 山月記Sangets...
Blog

Sleeping in trains

I read an article about Japan which said that Japanese people don’t have enough sleep compared with other countries.
Poetry

Once, I wanted to be a weaver

Once, I wanted to be a weaver. A weaver weaves their time, between warp and woof, spins the thread, dyes it t...
Blog

I’m Japanese, but I don’t like Manga.

Manga, which is called ‘cartoon book’ or ‘comic’ too, is one of the most popular Japanese cultures. I am proud of it as ...
Blog

Can Poets survive on Medium?

Medium changed their system for calculating writer-earnings on 28th Oct. 2019, and the new system doesn't seem to work v...
Haiku

Fireplace #1 暖炉の火— a Haiku

red flame never shapes the same ungrabbable 暖炉の火 同じ姿は 二度となく
Prose

A Dead Tree in the Wood

In spite of the beautiful weather, there was a thunder-like noise cracking in the air. It was only a single sound, and t...
11.11.2019
Poetry

My butterfly lied to me - ぼくの蝶: a poem

My butterfly lied to me with a flutter of glory angel with a faithful smile of ave maria
13.11.2019
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