Publicized in Tanka Society of America: 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,
Tan-Ku Co-Founder,
Tanka Society of America.

In commemoration of
15 years of tanka reading
The Latest Tanka Sequence
Original Tanka presented at
Spoken World Live

Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo. Tanka Society of America.

My Tanka publicized in Tanka Society of America.



Members' Anthology 2019

A Thousand Voices

sky blue paint
peeled off...
whose dream
is this?
a boat in a prairie


Ribbons Vol.15, Number 1

Tanka Cafe - Theme, Winter Warmth

in the back pack
he bring a tangerine
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

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



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