Civil War This headache won’t go away visualizing sunshine on my shoulders only brings rays of pain a civil war inside my head erupts is it they or is it I? take me up to “Pureland”* the land where Buddhas play all day in a golden bright story fairytaled with loving light I believe theContinue reading “Civil War inside my head~~Tanka series”
White rice paper blinds hide outside world inside–home Genie Nakano, Nov.8, 2020
Toto our loving dog of 17 years died last week. My husband had just came home from being in the hospital for four days. He had a mini-stroke. Then Toto passed 4 days later– October 22, 2020. I haven’t been able to write since–fortunately our good friend Irene Furukawa wrote this lovely prose for Toto…Continue reading “Toto in Rainbow Meadows”
No…cutting my hairuntilCovid is Controlledthe weight of it… Genie Nakano, Oct. 13, 2020 When the quarantine began in Los Angeles in March 2020 my hair was shoulder length. Today Oct.15, 2020–Thursday, my hair is almost to my waist and I’ve gained a few pounds along with it–“the weight of it”.
The silent spellof wind chimes broken… autumn breeze Genie NakanoOct. 14, 2020
Black Brown Yelloware turned awayPrezgets helicoptered inMillion dollar treatmentas we all die…. Genie Nakano, Oct. 4, 2020
Photo: Jerry Wang Ginkgo leavesfluttering goldalchemy is real. Genie Nakano, October 3, 2020
(In honor of Basho and Issa) After last nights presidential debate it’s a good day for killing flies Genie Nakano, September 30, 2020
Angel mankeep growing those wingstogether we’ll fly out of here. Genie Nakano, on “Spillwords”, today, Sept.29,2020 November 3, 2020, USA votes– that’s when we fly!
All my godsare falling downdustis blowing everywherethe stars are burning gas. genie nakano, sept. 28, 2020, morning