稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (65)

2023年1月 短歌 January 2023, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳  1 尽未来 季(とき)や巡らば もみぢ映え空を彩り風にゆるるか through all eternity… the season coming around will autumn leaves  turn wondrous colors swaying in breezes? ※写真は秋田県湯沢市にある紅葉の名所の小安峡です。   The photo is of Oyasukyo Gorge, famous for an autumn leaves spot in Yuzawa City, Akita, Japan. 2 淡々と巡りの生に燃えつきむ満天星つつじ初雪をおき dodan azalea serenely … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (65)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (64)

2022年12月 短歌 December 2022, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳  2022年11月30日、秋田県羽後町西馬音内で700年以上にわたって踊り継がれてきた西馬音内盆踊りが風流踊(ふりゅうおどり)の一つとしてユネスコの無形文化遺産に登録されました。このたびは、西馬音内盆踊りへ10首詠いました。 On Nov.30th, 2022, Nishimonai Bon Odori/Dance was registered to UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage as one of the Furyu Odoris in Japan. Nishimonai Bon Odori has been danced for over seven hundred years in Nishimonai, Ugo Town, Akita, Japan. 1 踊り呼ぶ囃子太鼓に笛の音は夜風ふるはせ胸をさはがす sounds of … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (64)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (63)

2022年11月 短歌 November 2022, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳  <Seven pieces of tanka to Mt.Chokai> I drove with my family along the Chokai Blue Line from Nikaho City, Akita, to Hokodate (1150 m), the fifth station of Mt. Chokai(2236 m), for autumn viewing. The leaves on the trees were just beginning to … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (63)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (62)

2022年10月 短歌 October 2022, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳  1 叢雲のうすらうつらふあたりより紫光は降りて神はひろがる purple light descending from around clouds moving in and out God spreads out 2 上弦や今宵の光たまひたり分析の理に不確実解く waxing moon… gives me tonight's light thanks to the logic of your analysis my uncertainty is clarified 3 鳥海山 峰たつ雲に開かれず長月の空清(す)む奇しき朝 Mt. Chokai... invisible due to clouds around … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (62)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (61)

2022年9月 短歌 September 2022, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   This month, continuing from last month, I submitted ten pieces of tanka I composed when I visited the former Haseyama Residence in Tashiro, Ugo Town, Akita Prefecture. 今月は先月に引き続き秋田県羽後町田代にある旧長谷山邸を訪れたときの際に詠った短歌10首を提出いたしました。 1 奔流のおつるが如く雨はふる七曲峠(ななまがりとおげ)けはしき途上 rain falls like a torrent steep road up the Nanamagari Pass to the … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (61)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (60)

2022年8月 短歌 August 2022, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   Five pieces of tanka for Tatsumi Hijikata The other day, I visited the Kamaitachi Art Museum, where photos of Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of Butoh, a dance genre, are displayed. Photographer is Hosoe Eikoh. The museum was opened in 2016 in the former … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (60)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (59)

2022年7月 短歌 July 2022, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   <横手市の羽黒町へ3首/ Three pieces of tanka to Haguro-Cho, Yokote City>  先日、所用で横手市に行きました。その折、かつて横手城下の武家屋敷があった羽黒町を少々散策しました。羽黒町には現在、武家屋敷は現存しておりませんが、横手市と市民の方々のご尽力により、今なお古の風情と面影が保たれています。      The other day, I went to Yokote City on an errand. During my visit, I took a short ramble through Haguro-Cho, where there used to be a samurai residence under Yokote Castle. … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (59)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (58)

2022年6月 短歌 June 2022, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   1 森のなか小夜啼鳥(さよなきどり)は鳴き已まず 嬉々とし飛翔する君を見つ in the forest nightingale doesn’t stop   singing  seeing you fly happily in the air 2  順々に巡りくる幸たまふ今日は野にかがよふ五月(さつき)の光 blessing going round being given us in turn-- today on fields the sparkling light of May 3  畦に咲く白詰草は白を詰め風のそよぎのひとときに酔ふ between paddies… white clover stuffed fully with … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (58)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (57)

2022年5月 短歌 May 2022, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   <For Lake Shusen / 秋扇湖(鎧畑ダム湖)へ> I drove to Lake Shusen, Yoroihata Dam Lake, in Semboku City, Akita, Japan, on 6th May 2022.  I was fascinated by the lake's colour, filled with melting snow water. In addition, it was already the early summer, but … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (57)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (56)

2022年4月 短歌 April 2022, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   <春-雪解の頃 / Spring-around melting-snow> 1  幽かなる雪解けの靄のたちのぼる雲湧く谷に春は来にけり melting snow... haze rising up faintly in the air spring has come into the valley  where clouds well up  2 憂ひ満つ豪雪のとき越えたれば雪消の野辺は滴り奏づ pass the days of heavy snow filled with anxiety… the path of melting snowfields harmonizes dripping … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (56)