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.2 published my English tanka.

My sincere thanks to the editor, Ms. Marilyn Hazelton.

Thank you very much. 



ring ring
a pay phone
in the ICU corridor,
midnight ...
Mother in my dream

ripen and shine
with sakura berries,
without an audience ...


It included the information in its announcement page about "DISTANCE," the Tan-Ku collection I co-authored with Ms. Debora P Kolodji.