Poem presented to His Majesty, the Emperor, on the given theme, Paulownia Flowers, for the month of June, 1992. The place of evacuation was Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture.
The Space Shuttle: cf. reference material Reference Material for Her Majesty's poem, The space Shuttle.
Excerpt from the Press Release on the Occasion of Her majesty the Empress' Birthday, 1992.
Q. What things or events impressed you strongly during this past year?
The work of Ms. Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Olympic events and the "Song of the Birds" which was played at its closing cermony, the conversations between the astronaut on the space shuttle and his NASA supporting crew on earth, calling out to each other by their names, while the various experiments were conducted in space.