“Aquarium” is a marine Ikebana poem which wouldn’t have been written if not for the sudden appearance of the Corona pandemic during which you and me and just about everyone else felt our lives to be restrained from the depth of the ocean, more or less, to the transparent limits of an aquarium.

A question I get asked often is how to read marine Ikebana poetry. Marine Ikebana poetry compositions are different from what you may learn in Ikebana schools…