Tanka Sunday August 18 A Fine Finale!

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Amelia Fielden, renowned poet and translator from Australia and Japan reading her own work at Tanka Sunday

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Margaret Chula, Tanka Society of America President, introducing the speakers

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Peggy Heinrich reading her poems

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Terry Ann Carter wonderful poet from Canada reading her tanka

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Mariko Kitakubo, beautiful tanka poet from Japan, played sensitive musical accompaniment to a performance with Margaret Chula

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Margaret Chula reading her poems, translations into Japanese by Mariko Kitakubo

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Michael Dylan Welch speaks on Translation

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Genie Nakano interpretive dance accompanied the winning poems in the Tanka Society contest

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Marilyn Hazleton reading a special tanka as a tribute introduction to our Tanka Poets on Site

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William Hart in the open reading finale

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Marcyn Clements reading in the open

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Amelia Fielden and Genie performing their collaborative tanka sequence!

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Nancy Ellis Taylor, whose haiku won the HNA haiku contest earlier in the week

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kris moon reads in the open

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Deborah P. Kolodji reading happily in the tanka open after the final closing praise for HNA wonderful work on organizing the conference

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Susan Diridoni read in the open she was one of our wonderful tanka Poets on Site in the our performance (see yesterday’s report!)

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Margaret Chula closing the conference, in hopes for another all Tanka event soon! Such a beautiful Tanka Sunday! Tank you for all your work!

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About kathabela

Poet creator, organizer of Tanka Poets on Site, Haiku Kathabela, Poets on Site, Caltech, Red Door Poets, Haiku Tid-Bits (fb) Experiment in Submission a Day (fb) Afternoon Tanka Party (fb) Poetry Quack Quarks (fb) secretary Tanka Society of America, member Haiku Society of America, Haiku Poets of Northern CA, world travels and music/poetic performance (with my husband Rick Wilson on flutes of the world)

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