稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (47)

2021年7月 短歌 July 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   1 日輪はなべて差しきて針槐の房のかがやき谷をうるほす sunrays shining on the earth equally-- black locust flowers cast peace over the valley 2 花の幾ふさ風にゆれ針槐の甘き香みつる水無月は立つ June starts with bunches of flowers swaying in the wind and the sweet fragrance of black locust flowers 3 針槐 君に届くかこの香り我らが痛みもいささかなりと black locust flowers… will this … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (47)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (46)

2021年6月 短歌 June 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳                                1 山つばき冬厳しきの地にありて皐月の空に紅(くれない)ささぐ mountain camellias in a region with harsh winter dedicate their crimson blooms toward the early summer sky in May 2 あらがねの土の温みに藪椿おのが季(とき)知りやうやうに咲く now the rich soil warming up: wild camellias know their season finally comes and are in full bloom 3 見あぐれば目前とほくに濛々と迸るごと藤の紫 … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (46)

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)