Cradle and hold the unwell and sickly;
encourage and humble those who are not plagued;
I am one of the former group,
I am one of the dying.
My pain is not caused by my disease.
My pain is my disease.
"...like nocturnal animals, hikikomori grab what they need to [fill] their sheltered lives, and quickly return home before the morning light cracks and the working world reappears."