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Yasuki Fukushima (The Kennedy Center)

Yasuki Fukushima

Tanka poet Fukushima Yasuki reads some of his works. Similar to, but older than, haiku, tanka poems are 31 syllables long and evoke a moment or mark an occasion with concision and musicality. Part of "JAPAN! CULTURE + HYPERCULTURE".

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Yasuki Fukushima 2/14/08: Yasuki Fukushima

Exclamatory poet Yasuki Fukushima, best known for zekkyo (shouted) tanka, performs some of his works. Similar to haiku, but older, tanka poems are 31 syllables long and evoke a moment or mark an occasion with concision and musicality. The performance will include piano accompaniment by Masato Nagahata.

Yasuki Fukushima

Exclamatory poet Yasuki Fukushima, best known for zekkyo (shouted) tanka, performs some of his works. Similar to haiku, but older, tanka poems are 31 syllables long and evoke a moment or mark an occasion with concision and musicality. The performance will include piano accompaniment by Masato Nagahata.

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