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School and students of College of Literature, Department of Japanese Language and Literature, receive awards for the 26th Maeda Sumitaka Award Student Tanka Contest.

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2021.03.03

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School and students of College of Literature, Department of Japanese Language and Literature, receive awards for the 26th Maeda Sumitaka Award Student Tanka Contest.

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7 students of the College of Literature, Department of Japanese Language and Literature residing in Professor Hioki Shunji’s Tanka Seminar was given awards of the 26th Maeda Sumitaka Award Student Tanka Contest (held by Shin-Onsencho Hyogo prefecture, Shin-Onsencho Board of Education, and Kobe Shimbun) for their presented Tanka.
※Tanka is a traditional Japanese poem containing five lines of 5, 7, 5, 7 and 7 syllables, respectively.

The Student Tanka Contest has been held since 1994, in order to draw the interest of the next generation of young students. The awards name is in honor of “Maeda Sumitaka”, who was born in Shin-Onsencho Moroyose, wrote around 2000 Tanka during his life, and was admired alongside Ishikawa Takuboku of the East, as Sumitaka of the West.

The awards and awardees are as listed below. Thanks to the students’ performance, Aoyama Gakuin University was also able to receive the Special School Award.

Professor Hioki’s Seminars have regularly produced award winning students in Tanka Contests, including the Maeda Sumitaka Award Contest. This year, students received several important awards including the Semi-Maeda Sumitaka Award.







【Semi-Maeda Sumitaka Award】 Kato Miho (Department of Japanese Language and Literature 4th year)
「悩むこと無い人だね」と占い師手相に本当の私はいない

 






【Selector’s Award】 Kofune Aki (Department of Japanese Language and Literature 3rd year)
目を開けたら世界に自分一人かも急いでシャンプー流し開ける目

 






【Shin-Onsencho Mayor’s Award】 Fukui Kana (Department of Japanese Language and Literature 2nd year)
息をするたびにペコペコするマスク人間もえら呼吸している

 






【Shin-Onsencho Mayor’s Award】 Takeda Nazumi (Department of Japanese Language and Literature 3rd year)
どなたかの顔の形を記憶したマスクが踏まれる瞬間を見た

 






【Shin-Onsencho Chief of Education Award】 Takahashi Kana (Department of Japanese Language and Literature 3rd year)
引っ越しは故郷が増えるという言葉胸に電車で新たな町へ

 






【Shin-Onsencho Chief of Education Award】 Yamada Reon (Department of Japanese Language and Literature 4th year)
先輩のサッカーをみる特等席誰も知らない図書館の隅

 






【Kobe Shimbun Award】 Horiguchi Genki (Department of Japanese Language and Literature 4th year)
君にあるB面みたいな雰囲気になるのだマスクを外した顔が

 






【Special School Award】 Aoyama Gakuin University

 

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