Sweet Mochi * + Dessert

For Sunday I’m reblogging and adding dessert.

Genie Nakano

Sweet Mochi from all about Japan.com

Nori *
wrapped around
steaming rice
wanting it
to be me and you

so far away
in your solitary thoughts
come here
let’s make
sweet mochi together

take a bite
fulfill your desires
it gets cold
no time to waste

let us
breakfast the sun
drip honey
from the moon
taste life endlessly

Genie Nakano,
originally published in
International Tanka,
Tokyo Japan, editor Aya Yuki

Pounded rice and most commonly know to celebrate new years.

Dried seaweed. Delicious.

image from youtube: pounding the rice into mochi

For desert, a quote:

The knowledge
that I have enough
is enough.
Joseph Heller,1923 -1999
writer most known for the novel “Catch 22”.

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Published by genienakano

I love writing--It's my joy, my therapy--my confession. I'm a performer, dancer, yoga and meditation instructor, write a poetry column for Rafu Shimpo. Growth and love of life is a key to my happiness.

2 thoughts on “Sweet Mochi * + Dessert

  1. Thank you Ernest. I wrote a longer reply but it got lost. Now doing a second. Glad you enjoyed Sweet Mochi. I’m so happy you take time to read and comment. and Congratulations to our alumni Lula Washington. She deserves it!!


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