writing

Poetry

A library

a pond of imagination the silence of paging the smell of ink.
Essay

Creative Writing Changed My Life

I started writing creative pieces in Japanese in 2018. Before that, I was working as a writer. I wrote lots of articles ...
Blog

Learning Languages: Can you Write What you are capable to Read?

I love learning languages and I have tried learning many languages. No matter which language it is, learning it can be ...
Essay

Writing poems may be a good approach when you start creative writing in a non-native language.

I have been writing in English, which is my second language, since the end of 2018. I first started blogging, but what I...
Poetry

You can’t sing

You can't hear because you close your ears the voice is floating in the air even the music is released, already Yo...
Essay

Writing Addiction and Writer’s high

I recently had a depression and I thought that I was going to quit writing even though I had never stopped thinking abou...
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

This is one of my favourite fiction stories written in Japanese; ‘The Moon over the Mountain’ (Japanese title: 山月記Sanget...
20.11.2019
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

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...
Essay

The fetishism of the dictionary

A famous actress, Julia Roberts, once has said in her interview, “I love the moment when somebody says something very pr...
11.11.2019
Poetry

Writing a Poem

No word on the screen of my computer at the desk, trying to pull my words from the well of fantasy.
18.11.2019
Haiku

Haiku & Tanka Practise: My First English Book self-published

I have self-published some books in Japanese before, but this is the first time to publish a book in English. I am so ha...
28.11.2019
Blog

Why I am writing in English, even though it’s not my native language

English is not my first language. I was born in Japan and I grew up in Japan. My parents are Japanese and they don't hav...
19.11.2019
Haiku

After the 100 Haiku Writing Project

I started my 100 Haiku poetry project in English on the 20th of July and wrote the last one on the 16th of September. It...
12.11.2019
Essay

Ideal Self and Real Self

Some people don't like to look at themselves in a mirror, some people love to do it. Personally, I don't feel very comfo...
13.11.2019
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