below the surface

Photo by Belle Co on
the turtle that came to the shore 
takes me on his back to the bottom of the sea

my father is there my mother is there
they are young and in love 
somersaulting in the waters
i join them in their play
hands interlock we form a circle
round and round we go 
gulping in the liquid of life
in our new found forms...
we resolve what we couldn't on earth

to my surprise

below the surface

heaven is underneath

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 “below the surface

  1. Hi Genie,

    I find this writing intriguing!

    I lost both my parents and other relatives. I miss and remember them but, I don’t see a reunion with anyone who has passed away.

    Yours truly,

    Robin Wind-Faillace


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