Tanka (it's not usual for tanka or haiku to have titles)

David Gilbey

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Back in 13th Century Japanese poet Fujiwara no Teika compiled 'Ogura Hyakunin Isshu'(100 Poems by 100 Poets) in Kyoto. It is estimated that there have subsequently been more than 1000 different versions of this classic collection, with different foci. This is the first antipodean collection, sourced from all over Australia and New Zealand and selected from many hundreds of tanka. Arguably it is a collection of the 'best'tanka. Editors are threee celebrated haiku poets: Amelia Fielden, Beverley George and Patricia Prime.
Original languageEnglish
TypeSeven 5-line tanka
Media of outputBook
PublisherGinninderra Press
Place of PublicationAdelaide
ISBN (Print)9781740278317
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

Name100 Tanka by 100 Poets of Australia and New Zealand

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