Matsu no Ha

Yuko’s mother sent a bottle of wine from Kobe to give to one of Yuko’s professors, and on it was a note that was beautifully written by her (her mother teaches calligraphy on her spare time) that said “Matsu no Ha (tree’s leaf).” Yuko had no idea what it meant, and then when she gave it to her professor, he also had no idea. They looked it up in a dictionary, and found out that it’s a very old and very polite expression that basically means this thing I’m offering you is worth nothing, and I’m sorry for that.

Listening to “PEACE OF MIND” from the album Tokyo Core by Minako.