1-10-3 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo (*), 7 August 2014
Many empty/abandoned houses in Tokyo — two across from me out in Oyamadai, and here. People die or enter care, and elsewhere-sons-and-daughters do nothing with the asset. During today’s walk — 散歩 — I noticed what appeared to be a real estate guy, taking notes of an under-maintained (empty? soon to be empty?) house. Presume a lot of that is going on, has always gone on.
you read it aloud and hear the rhythm of it and realize this is why you liked it already before you heard how it fit your voice