稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (45)

2021年5月 短歌 May 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳    山桜かすみに浮かび如(し)くはなし我が幻想の現(うつつ)となれり the peerless is the mountain cherry in the haze my fantasy becomes reality now it's here  2. 昨夜(きぞ)に読む夏目先生こだはりし素人玄人われも思案す  reading last night's essay by Natsume Sensei on amateur and expert with which he was obsessed I also think about it 註/ Note: … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (45)

Hainka : A Fusion of Haiku and Tanka By Pravat Kumar Padhy

Haruo Shirane in his article expressed, “One of the ideals that Basho espoused toward the end of his life was that of the "unchanging and the ever-changing" (fueki ryuko). The "unchanging" implied the need to seek the "truth of poetic art" (fuga no makoto), particularly in the poetic and spiritual tradition, to engage in the vertical axis, … Continue reading Hainka : A Fusion of Haiku and Tanka By Pravat Kumar Padhy

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (44)

2021年4月 短歌 April 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳    1. 清風に佐保姫舞ふか蕗のたう雪消の間よりかをりたゆたふ does Sahohime dance Spring gracefully in supple breezes? the fragrance of butterbur drifts through the thaws Sahohime/ Princess Saho is the spring goddess in Japan. 2. 天地(あめつち)の時のたがひは相対性理論に帰すらしと語りぬ   we discussed that the discrepancy in time between heaven and earth could … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (44)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (43)

2021年3月 短歌 March 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳    1 早春のひかり全き駒ヶ岳 田沢の湖(うみ)に霊峰うつす Mt. Komagatake in the whole light of early spring mirrors  its beauteous divinity in Lake Tazawa 2 辰子潟おもひ深きの奇し乙女そこひにしづみ凍つること無し Lake Tazawa has never frozen  because  the ethereal girl loving beauty  deeply sinks to the utmost 3  学び舎(まなびや)の灯火ほのぼの幽暗の空に枝おく目覚めの桜 mildly lights of … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (43)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (42)

2021年2月 短歌 February 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳      1.     おごりたつ荒びの風よ大寒の野に白き渦けむらせにけり   haughty, rough winds swirl up white snow flakes on the vague plains in the coldest season   2.     魔の雪は我が身にふりて凍らせむ魂 (たま) さまよふは色無き原野   Devil Snow falling on my body and freezing... my breath wanders in … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (42)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (41)

2021年1月 短歌 January 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳      1    君よりのいらへ無きをこぼしたれば即届きしボイスメッセージ   grumbling about no-response -- I got a voice-message from you right away   2     霜ふりて靄ふかき朝ねず色の空よりもるる幽けき日輪     on a morning with frost in deep mist… the faint and ethereal sunlight leaks through the grey sky … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (41)

石田三成辞世420周年:the 420th Anniversary of Ishida Mitsunari’s Farewell Tanka

Ishida Mitsunari (石田三成)is familiar in Akita Prefecture, Japan, as is shown in Hidenori Hiruta's e-book “HAIKU Surmounting 山上” published as (English Edition) Kindle版 through Amazon on September 9, 2019. Hiruta's haiku book has a page on a present sent from Ishida Mitsunari to Satake Yoshinobu(佐竹義宣), the first lord of the Akita Domain. Here is a copy … Continue reading 石田三成辞世420周年:the 420th Anniversary of Ishida Mitsunari’s Farewell Tanka

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (40)

2020年12月 短歌 December 2020, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳                                     1.   光吸ふ琥珀ちりかふ万華鏡 君と我との一体変化   a kaleidoscope sucking light and scattering amber… it’s you and I transforming into one   2.     たまよする松はかはらず常盤なれ有尽の身のいろ秋にさめゆき   though … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (40)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (39)

2020年11月 短歌 November 2020, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   1.     ミネルヴァの知は冴えたるか深秋の彩り統べる黒き梟   Minerva's wisdom must be clearer… Dark Owl integrating the colours in deep autumn   -------------------------------------------------   <宮沢賢治の里行/ Drive to Miyazawa Kenji home town>  12 November 2020   私は先日、宮沢賢治の里、岩手県花巻市にある宮沢賢治童話村とイーハトーブまでドライブしてきました。宮沢賢治は日本を代表する天才詩人であり作家です。童話作家と紹介されていますが、その作品には仏教とキリスト教を主とした彼の深い信仰と思想が籠められています。詩であれ童話であれ、読むたびに、私は彼の澄んだ心の深さと優しさに心を打たれています。今回の投稿は、宮沢賢治童話村とイーハトーブを訪ねて詠った10首を投稿致します。尚、彼についてのより多くの説明はWikipediaにリンクさせて頂きました。   宮沢賢治について https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%AE%AE%E6%B2%A2%E8%B3%A2%E6%B2%BB The other day in the early … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (39)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (38)

2020年10月 短歌 October 2020, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   1.     山越えて訪ふ者のまなかひに爽籟ひかる八塩の水面(みなも)   gentle zephyr… light waves shimmer on Lake Yashio spreading before my eyes reaching over the mountains   2.     爽籟は八塩の湖(うみ)にさざめきて眞日の光を天(あま)にかへさむ   gentle breeze letting Lake Yashio ripple returns the divine light to the welkin   3. … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (38)