sometimes brooklyn, sometimes tokyo
スプタマ編集長。Editor of www.spoon-tamago.com. Born in Brooklyn, raised in Tokyo, now come full circle.
2,665 words in 16 moments in 6 cities since April 1st, 2013
New york — We had broken up over the summer, and not in a good way. She was back for a week to close the books on her apartment and officially discharge from college. Then she was going back to Japan. I had agre...
New york — As I drove my son and daughter home it was eerily quiet. That type of quiet that’s unsettling, rather than soothing. I peeked over my shoulder at a red light and saw that my daughter had fallen asleep...
Musashino — In reality, I couldn’t believe that my parents had finally caved. The oversized seat and the alien rubber handle bars and the wide base where i uncomfortably rested my legs and the exhaust fumes that ...
When I first climbed into the pod that night I felt I had made a grave mistake.
The Time Machine
Wellcome to the Jelly class.
How do you say ゴボウ in English? Gobo.
The poor sucker does everything right; loses everyone - and everything - he ever loved
12 years ago today I drove an ex-girlfriend to the airport. We were never going to see each other again. At least that’s what we thought.
This city is a master of disguise.
Going on one final joy ride
I saw him not as a boy, my son, but as a person, as a future man, as someone who is just starting to go out into the world and bring parts back, parts that can remind me that he won't always be mine to teach.
Each day we watch as the green little tree, against all odds, grows taller and taller, with each inch bringing it closer and closer to its violent decapitation.
Stuck inbetween winter and spring.
Are you a male or a whale? He asks. He's drunk on ice cream, I'm drunk on sake. We are very far from home.
The trees had stood there for many years -- watching people, animals and clouds go by. Then one day they decide to move.
If I die tomorrow it's because the Asian lady on the train stuck her finger in my mouth
The towers bowing to each other. Good night, one says. See you tomorrow, says the other.
Watching the big boys of Brooklyn play basketball