Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo. Article details.
"Jiyu-Jizai", a Japanese reference book for students introduces my tanka again.
"Jiyu-Jizai" published by Juken Kenkyu Sha included my tanka again.
A popular study guide for senior children at elementary school introduced my tanka in the section of poetry appreciation.
I am very honored to be selected again as one of the 23 poets whose works I studied in the textbooks when I was a student.
My tanka introduced:
I hear a voice telling me I should shed my husk, let myself be born anew
|23 poets introduced:|
|Kakinomotono Hitomaro||Motoori Norinaga||Kitahara Hakushu||Empress Jito|
|Ryokan||Yosano Akiko||Yamanoueno Okura||Masaoka Shiki|
|Tawara Machi||Yamabeno Akahito||Ishikawa Takuboku||Kitakubo Mariko|
|Kino Tomonori||Ito Sachio||Terayama Shuji||Fujiwarano Toshiyuki|
|Shimaki Akahiko||Kato Jiro||Minamotono Sanetomo||Saito Mokichi|
|Homura Hiroshi||Oota Doukan||Wakayama Bokusui|