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
“Renku or rengu is a traditional Japanese poetry form of linked verse composed of the collaboration of 2 or more poets. Each participant displays his wit by spontaneously composing a verse in response to the verse that came before”.Wikipedia This renku was organized and moderated by Professor of English at Xavier University of Louisiana, DavidContinue reading “Alchemy is Real~~ a Renku–*”
(In honor of Basho and Issa) After last nights presidential debateit’s a good dayfor killing flies* *Says the fly who snoozed on Vice President Spences head for 3 minutes during the debate between Kamala Harris and Spence. We couldn’t stop laughing. 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
Tombu means dragonfly in Japanese.
If you areRight handeduse your Leftan imperativelesson in Mindfulness.Genie Nakano, Sept. 26, 2020 Photos: Genie Nakano, “Memories of Sri. Lanka”
I wrote this poem long time ago–1999. My Dad, friends and myself made a small beautiful handmade book called “Pieces of Moon” which I sold at the Amerasia bookstore in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles California. “Pieces of Moon” sold out! For the past few weeks–insomnia has returned. My dog Toto injured himself and I’m upContinue reading “Insomnia”
let mebe a raindropfallingdeep into the earthwildflowers in the springGenie Nakano, 2019 This ‘death’ tanka was first published in a special feature — 25 death poems edited by Michael H. Lester for Atlas Poetica, 2019. “The genre of death poems has its origin in Zen Buddhism in Japan and offers a reflection on and natureContinue reading “A death poem…”