Introductory class on waka poetry “Oriku”

Oriku is a play on words that weaves words with different meanings into waka poems.
A similar technique is ``mono'', but ``oriku'' is characterized by folding in the beginning of each phrase ``5.7.5.7.7''. In other words, it's like an ``aiueo composition.''

Here are some example songs.
Kokin Wakashu 439 ``Ogurayama Minetachi no Nashiri, no one who walks in autumn to the deer's side'' (Ki Tsurayuki)
If you collect 5 punctuation characters...
The poem ``O・mi・na・e・shi'' (joroka) was included in the poem.

Now, let's compose the main poem of Tsurayuki's song above.
“There are no people walking in the river of Mt. Mt. Mt. Mt. Mt.
If you collect 5 punctuation characters...
"Omotenashi", hospitality♪

Now let's all play!

(Written by Uchida Engaku, a poet)

"List of introductory waka poetry classes"

Learn the basics of waka poetry and try reciting it!

We are holding a "Utajuku" with the goal of learning from representative classical works and being able to compose traditional "Waka" on an individual basis!

季刊誌「和歌文芸」
令和六年冬号(Amazonにて版販売中)

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