The Raglan Road of Tokyo

On Gaien Higashi Dori

Life from the Raglan Road of Tokyo

Tuesday, September 16

Implied Disrespect

After more celebration of the hangover of youth over the long weekend, with days blurring into days and faces coming and faces going, it is almost reassuring to be back at my desk in work this Tuesday morning. Our weekend bore very little resemblance to respect for the aged, the ostensible reason for Monday's national holiday in Japan.

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Gaien Higashi Dori means Outer Gardens (of the Meiji Shrine) Ave. East. It is one of the beautiful big leafy avenues that winds through the center of Tokyo.

Raglan Road is a poem and song about love and loss by one of the finest Irish poets of the twentieth century, Patrick Kavanagh.