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.

"red lights", an American tanka journal, published my Tanka sequence

Red Lights Vol.19 No.1 posted my English tanka.

My sincere thanks to the editor, Ms. Marilyn Hazelton. Thank you very much.






in a pure white
and deep blue sky
I doze in the air
of the arctic route
where am I?

the stress of jet lag
in front of
an audience of 100 I give
my reading performance


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