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.

Nov. 3rd, performed reading at KOTEN-NO-HI, hosted by Chubu Nihon Kajinkai.

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Nov. 3rd, 2018, I was invited and performed tanka reading at KOTEN-NO-HI, the day of classics, hosted by Chubu Nihon Kajinkai. It was a precious opportunity and I feel deep thanks to everyone involved in this event.

Also, I am very honored to the closing words made by Mr. Suzuki and Mr. Tanaka.

Mr. Suzuki, the chairman of Chubu Nihon Kajinkai, said, "I felt as if my soul was embraced by the soul of tanka-reading. It was a very new feeling I experienced ever. It was a wonderful performance."

Mr. Tanaka, the secretary general of Chubu Nihon Kajinkai, said, "In the beginning, I was somewhat bothered by the noise from the outside of the room, however, after a while, I did not even hear the noise at all."
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The hall staff who served as the receptionists.
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Two gentlemen who organized everyting of the event.
Left: Mr. Takeshi Suzuki, the chairman of Chubu Nihon Kajinkai.
Right: Mr. Tetsuo Tanaka, the secretary general of Chubu Nihon Kajinkai, and the member of Kokoro-No-Hana.
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Mr. Suzuki made the opening remarks.
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Mr. Tanaka introduced me.
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Reading performance by me, "Prayer for Peace."
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With the attendants who remained the room after the event. (It was a pity that some attendants had to leave early and could not get the photo taken together.)
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The hall staff who helped the event. Thank you very much!