23TH(sic) FRYDAY

    6 ji-han goro ni okite Senmenjo ni iku to, Kindaichi kun ga Benjo de aisatsu sareta to yû 19 ban no Heya no Bijin ga ima shimo Kao wo aratte dete yuku tokoro. Osok-atta Yuranosuke! Sono Onna no tsukatta Kanadarai de Kao wo aratte, 'nanda, Baka na koto wo shiyagaru nâ!' to Kokoro no uchi.
    Uta wo tsukuru. Yo ga Jiyû-jizai ni Kushi suru koto no dekiru no wa Uta bakari ka to omô to ii Kokoromochi de wa nai.
    11 ji goro kara Ame ga furi-dashita, Sha de wa Kimura, Maekawa no Ryô-rôjin ga yasunda no de Dai-ippan no Kôryô made Tabako mo nomenu Isogashisa.
    Kaeru koro kara BAka ni samuku natte kita. Sore ni Hara ga hette iru no de Densha no naka de Hiza-kozô ga furueta. Chûgaku-jidai no Chijin Naganuma-kun ni atta. Nama-shiroi, Ôkina Kao ni, Takabô wo kabutte, ima-fû no Kwaisha-in ka Yakunin-fû no Style wo shite, dô yara Kodomo no ari sô na Ôhei na Yôsu da. Koitsu dôse kuru Yatsu de nai kara to Banchi wo kaite Meishi wo kurete yatta.
    Chikagoro Densha no naka de yoku Mukashi no Chijin ni au. Kinô mo Sukiyabashi de oriru toki, Dekuchi ni chikaku Koshi-kakete ita Kakuobi no Seinen,
    "Shitsurei de su ga Anata wa Morioka ni irashita Ishi――"
    "Sô desu, Ishikawa desu."
    Watshi wa Shibanai――"
    Shibanai Kaoru, ano kaaikata Kodomo! Doko ni iru to kiitara, Akasaka no Tada――moto no Morioka-chûgaku no Kôchô――no Uchi ni iru to itta. Kotchi no Jûsho wa oshieru Hima mo naku Yo wa orite shimatta.
    Kindaichi kun wa shikiri ni Asu no Lecture no Sôkô wo tsukutte iru rashii. Yo wa kaette kite Meshi ga sumu to sugu torikakatte Uta wo tsukuri hajimeta. Kono aida kara no Bun wo awasete, 12 ji goro made kakatte 70 shu ni shite, "莫復問七十首" to Dai-shite kokoro yoku neta. Nani ni kakgirazu ichi-nichi Hima naku Shigoto wo shita ato no Kokoromochi wa tatôru mono mo naku tanoshii. Jinsei no Shin no fukai Imi wa kedashi Koko ni aru no darô!