今日はそのある日だ。。。 This was the Day…

今日はそのある日だ。絶対に一年前だった。日本時で午後2:46だってアメリカ時で午前1:46だっだ。私は寝て始めるときに、日本の始まっていることが絶対に想像できなかった。

私は日本のための気持ちを言葉で説明できないし、日本語が苦手だけど、日本、「私は本当に関心していて一緒にいることがほしい。」と言うことを分かっておねがい。この日のためにこの俳句を日本にほうずります。この俳句で望みを見つけてお願い。

よるのあと

くらさのかわり

あさひかり

This was the Day when it happened. Exactly one year ago. 2:46 PM in Japanese time, 1:46 AM in our time. I never could have guessed what began as I went to sleep that night.

I cannot adequately express what I feel for Japan in words, and my Japanese is not good, but Japan, know that I care deeply, and that I long to be with you. This haiku is dedicated to you in memory of this day. May it bring you hope.

At the end of night,

In place of the darkness,

The morning light.

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About Stephen

My name is Stephen Gabriel Falke, and I am passionate about Jesus and Japan! I have studied abroad at Sophia University in Tokyo for the 2012-2013 school year, and taught through the JET Program for 2 years from 2015 to 2017. On my blogs I like to write about my experiences living in Japan, as well as dialogue about the intersection between Japanese culture and Gospel Truth.
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