from inside "The Ferris Wheel" -- an essay from part 1 to 4 is completed at [essay]category.
reading voice of "latest tanka" has uploaded to [tanka reading (voice)] category. The template of this page is written in Japanese, but you can read and listen English as contents. The page contains embedded mp3 player, click the play button to hear my voice.
A sudden stop of service has occurred to my website, where i had rent a free rental space. So there is no longer http://www.cmo.jp/users/swampland/ then you cannot read my Japanese work there. Enjoy this pages please.
[Click here to see biograph in Japanese]
Some of her works can be read at Simply Haiku 2007 winter issue.
KASUMI NUMATANI is a graduate of Kyoto University's department of jurisprudence. She started to write tanka in 1994. Her work was selected for the 1994 Nikkei-Kadan collection. She was a member of Mirai-Tankakai, studied under Takashi Okai and was selected for a Tanka-Kenkyu newcomer's award. Her poems also appear in Les Papiers Cyans and Ganymede. There is a duet serial chapbook Tongue, written with Kouji Katano.