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I wrote a review of this two days ago here, was almost done including quoting several tanka and then pressed a magic key that made it disappear. Now I am patiently re-writing. As you must know, from such experiences, it takes patience, determination and a good reason to do this. It is so disappointing... and anti-climactic. But this is life, and reminds one, as this book of tanka by Mariko Kitakubo does, of how vulnerable and tenuous our being in the world is. The heightened awareness of this ...more