Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo.

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Mariko Kitakubo

Born in Tokyo.
Living in Mitaka-city, Tokyo
Japan Writers' Association,
Japan PEN Club,
Association of Contemporary Tanka Poets,
Japan Tanka Poets' Society,
Tanka Online Project,
Tanka Society of America.

Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo. Article details.

“Eucalypt” A Tanka Journal – Inaugural Issue

even rainy days
at the beach
aren’t bad,
I whisper in the ear
of the jet-black Labrador

the sounds
of a cat grooming itself
in Tunisia
all the cobble-stones
are on fire with sunset