a Healing~~tanka

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the fragrance
of freshly mowed grass
summer in winter
a backyard barefoot walk
healing with each step

I tell myself
tomorrow will be good
today a present
in the mail, from me to me
spring green on silk chiffon

my doctors gone
for two whole weeks
I must call
my own powers
harness the sun and ride

get out
you demon of mortal pain
last night
we had a fight
I kicked you out the door.

Genie Nakano 3/19/14

I had an autoimmune disease that was flaring up back in the day. It is in remission but it was a tough fight. Thanks to Yoga, meditation and a compassionate doctor--I kicked it out the door.


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.

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