The bilingual book is out of short lyrics with only three lines and few metrical feet of the Japanese poet Tanikawa Shuntaro. This modern kind of poems implicated the name of the publication. Consistent with the title the book design is very reduced, almost minimalist. The stamped lettering »minimal« on the white cover actually fades away. The collection of thirty lyrics is subdivided into three parts at ten poems with different key aspects and a logical flow. This triad is to be recognized at first sight and perceptible while thumbing through the book because of the bookbinder’s finishing. The three parts stand alone, but together at the same time.

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