Publicized in Tanka Society of America: 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.

In commemoration of
15 years of tanka reading
The Latest Tanka Sequence

Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo. Tanka Society of America.

My Tanka publicized in Tanka Society of America.

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Ribbons Vol.15, Number 1

Tanka Cafe - Theme, Winter Warmth

in the back pack
he bring a tangerine
shinkansen*
little footprints
on a snowy road

*toy train

Selected Tanka

even in deep sleep
our Universe breathes
far away
what god
is watching

 

Ribbons Vol.15, Number 2

Tanka Cafe - Theme, what Matters

let me run
the whole distance
of my life...
double rainbow
after the storm

Selected Tanka

stroking
his handwritten letters
on the postcard---
not one ginkgo nut
in my bowl tonight

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the sounds
of my entrance door...
late Mother?
every midnight
during O-bon

 

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Selected Tanka

without their names
just a number
96 people died
6 days, 2018, 41℃
the silence of shadows darkens