… a tanka

Photo: by Raphael Raphael of Genie Nakano, 2018

chatter chatter chat
the magpie in my head
open the cage
set it free
there is so little time...

                Genie Nakano 
                Published in Self-
                            Portrait
                Tanka Society of America Members' Anthology
                Michael H. Lester, editor
                              

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.

One thought on “… a tanka

  1. i love this poem .. the use of magpie wonderful .. and “setting it free” very relatable to so many people.

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