A Floating World…poetic history of tanka

Before Japan was performed as short songs in five lines short  long  short   long   long Heian imperial court was well versed in  tanka after a love affair exchanges of erotic tanka was expected proper etiquette Women were the best of tanka’s golden era yearning, soaring tales of love, nature, war passion prevailed In 750 ADContinue reading “A Floating World…poetic history of tanka”

Stay Healthy, Stay Safe — Yoga words with Genie Yogini

https://youtu.be/U1X7d8_coOw How is everyone?? For the past 3 days I’ve been catching up on sleep. Yes, it’s delicious. I usually get insomniacal whenever I get stressed. However for some strange reason I’ve been sleeping like a baby? So the “goodness” out of this time — I’m rested. I’ve been making bread, the quick breads likeContinue reading “Stay Healthy, Stay Safe — Yoga words with Genie Yogini”

Corona – Conversations with my Consciousness

Every time my lover Goes out the door I wonder Will he come back Safe and sound, with corona going around Conscience says… Don’t worry See the woman walking her dog outside Join her in her walk Your dogs are bored and listless See the crow hopping on the tree before a backdrop of blueContinue reading “Corona – Conversations with my Consciousness”

Love is Contagious

I wrote this before I knew the severity of the Corona Virus. Sadly I was mistaken. I was ashamed of what I wrote and trashed it. I just took it out of trash. If only this is just a bad dream and we’ll all wake up. “I’m a dreamer and probably will be one forever.”Continue reading “Love is Contagious”