This version of a familiar quote (often mistakenly assumed to be the motto of the United States Post Office), which accompanies this image of a carrier pigeon, is what author Terry Pratchett uses as the motto of the Ankh-Morpork Post Office in his Discworld novels. Outline of image drawn with sumi ink and a bristle from a bamboo broom.

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I am a professional Japanese-to-English translator and an Etegami artist. Etegami is a traditional Japanese folk art that combines thoughtful words with simple images painted on washi paper.

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