The Wind Took Your Answer Away

'I was born in Kyushu but I've lived up here in the north most of my life. There is something different here. Nature seems more visible, more alive somehow. You feel part of a cycle and the way the time passes, the changing seasons; it gets under your skin. The girl went missing when the first of the cherry blossoms appeared. Memory needs a marker and that's mine.'

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