Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo.

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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,
Tanka Online Project,
Tanka Society of America.

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

Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo. Article details.

Feb. 19th, Friday Zoom Poetry Meeting

February 19, 4:00 p.m. PST (Feb. 20 9:00 a.m. JST), I participated in Friday Poetry Meeting presided at by Ms. Kathabela Wilson, and performed Japanese - English bilingual reading of my new Tanka sequence.
Although my sequence was about my honest depressed emotion, I felt that the participants understood my feeling very well, and I was able to have confidence to establish soul to soul communication.

Ms. Cynthia Anderson's superior collaboration of images and poems, which was the feature of this meeting, inspired me a lot.
Also, the other participants presented their unique and free-minded works.

I believe that it is the broad-mindedness of the organizer that let out all the participants' free expressions.

I would like to thank to everyone.

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