稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (50)

2021年10月 短歌 October 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳     まかがよふ稲穂の実り言祝くは中つ秋の田 天地(あめつち)の間 genuine glory --- grains are waving and shining we celebrate the mid-autumn rice fields between heaven and earth 2. 露ふふむ秋光の朝なほ生きて吾はあゆまむ忍穂の中を autumn morning light is glistening with dew I'm still alive and walk in the abundant ears of rice 3. 白白と秋霧(あきぶ)ながるる山々に捧ぐるがごと稲穂かがよふ brilliantly … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (50)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (49)

2021年9月 短歌 September 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   <西馬音内盆踊りへ 3首 / Three pieces of Tanka for Nishimonai Bon Odori> 2021年8月、西馬音内盆踊りはコロナ禍のために無観客で開催されました。この踊りのファンとしては残念なかぎりでした。しかし、嬉しいことがありました。今夏開催された東京五輪の閉会式で優美な西馬音内盆踊りの映像が世界に向けて放映されたのです。 西馬音内盆踊りは、秋田県羽後町西馬音内にておよそ750年間踊り継がれたきた盆踊りで、国の重要無形民俗文化財に指定されています。同盆踊りへ思いを込めて三首。写真は、旧年中に撮ったものです。 In August 2021, the Nishimonai Bon Odori (Nishimonai Bon Dance) was held without spectators due to the Covid 19 disaster. As a fan of this dance, I felt deeply sorry … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (49)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (48)

2021年8月 短歌 August 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   <ボツメキの水に五首 / five pieces of tanka to Botsumeki Spring> 1・ 炎天のこころぐき日に思ひ出づるボツメキの水 鈴鳴るごとし in the blazing sun-- my mind is out of breath I think of Botsumeki Spring like a bell ringing 2・ みめぐみの神の泉か八塩山ふところ深く雪を解かしむ with a blessing -- is it a miraculous spring given by … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (48)

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)

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)