Night Walkers

Genie Nakano

at night

walking my dog

a towering shadow

looms over me

my heart beats against my ribs

I can’t breathe

I can’t scream

the shadow grows


I will fight–I will die fighting!!!


It’s my own shadow

Genie Nakano, 3 months ago

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June 21, 2021

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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.

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