I’m a fish out of water throw meback into the sea I’ll swim backwardsinto the timebefore I had legs My Lover Cherita 2 my lover was a drummer he held my rhythmin his hands somewheresomehowwe lost the melody Genie Nakano Genie Nakano
Category Archives: animals, cats, dogs
My hubby 82 years and dog Yuzo 9 months. Such a handsome couple. I met hubby in autumn– we married in spring of 1989. he came in an autumn wind and stayed
loves to be held…
there’s not much love in me todayi don’t know whyuntil I hold my little dog Bodhia funny little fella16 pounds found at the pound15 years agoHe loves to be heldHe loves to be kissedHe must be part humanHe brings the dog part of me that forgivesunconditionally. Genie Nakano, Oct. 2022, Sunday, photo of Bodhi byContinue reading “loves to be held…”
the simple life
napping in on an autumn afternoon ahhhhh the simple life snuggled with love Genie Nakano, October 14, 2022 Yozu the new addition to our family in red — 9 months old Bodhi the little one — 14 year old. So much in love. Persimmon tree in the garden–five years old.
Below the Surface
The turtle that swam 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 our hands interlock we form a circle round and round we go gulpingContinue reading “Below the Surface”
In 2005 my husband and I went on a Buddhist pilgrimage. We traveled through Buddha’s path from birth to nirvana. We loved India so much we returned 3 more times.Someday we would love to hop on a jet and travel again. When–we don’t know…
Walking Elephant … Cherita
up stone stairways my knees don’t want to climb so many steps slow and steady I pause to breathe in the view a procession of elephants walking Genie Nakano, April 7, 2022
keep growing those wings
we’ll fly out of here.
single tanka published in Spillwords, 2020