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,
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. Article details.

May 7, Thursday Zoom Poetry Meeting

I participated in Thursday Poetry Meeting by Zoom presided at by Ms. Kathabela Wilson. The attendants were the members of the poetry workshop at S. S. Japanese Garden, which I attend every time I visit Pasadena, California. I felt as if I went back to my hometown.
It was my first participation of this Zoom session. It seems that the organizer was hesitated to invite me because of its starting time – 5:30 a.m. on May 8 in Japan. However, the session was so meaningful that I didn’t even think about time difference! I and Ms. Deborah P. Kolodji performed two sequences of Haiku & Tanka, which we created together.