Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo.

Mariko Kitakubo Profile

Mariko Kitakubo

Born in Tokyo.
Living in Mitaka-city, Tokyo
Membership
Japan Writers' Association,
Japan PEN Club,
Association of Contemporary Tanka Poets,
Japan Tanka Poets' Society,
Kokoro-No-Hana,
Tanka Online Project,
Tanka Society of America.

Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo. Article details.

Mar. 11, Participated in KAGENKI in Hirosima

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Mar. 11, I participated in the spring memorial event of KAGENKI in Hiroshima for the first time in my life.
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Having touched with the participants' enthusiasm for anti-nuclear, it was a precious experience for me filled with a sincere prayer.
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Mr. Hiroyasu Amase, a writer, with whom I associate in "Writers association for abandoning-nuclear-power society". He helped me a lot to make my participation to the event come true.
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I felt a powerful energy in young people's recitation of Tamiki Hara's poems, and in singing voice of boys & girls in Hiroshima.
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At the front of the Atomic-Bomb Memorial Dome, by the monument inscribed with Tamiki's poem.
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Mr. Kozaburo Nagatsu, secretary-general of the association of KAGENKI, served as the moderator of the session. Mr. Tokihiko Hara, a nephew of Tamiki, talked about the atomic-bomb willow.
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Photo by Hideo Miyamoto