Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo.

Mariko Kitakubo Profile

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.

TSA Ribbons Volume 7 Number 3 Fall 2011

Tanka Cafe -- Theme; Illusion

are drips
of happiness
joined together
by silver fingers
behind the galaxy?

Selected Tanka

the warmth
of my father drifted away
never to return
like smoke
from an incense stick

the door
is still closed--
I, a deserted child
in the darkness