Sometimes I write for therapy as I did when I wrote this piece. Hideki my husband had a stroke and on his brain a hematoma. He was in the hospital. The hematoma was bleeding. Toto had just died and Bodhi was in the hospital with a rare blood disease IMHA in critical condition. I wasContinue reading “Looking Inside my husband’s brain”
Akiko wrote 50 tanka a day I wonder if she smoked drank red wine (Genie Nakano) I found the wine spilled in her tanka a thousand lines tangle her dark hair after a night of love (Katheabela Wilson) no comb nor brush can pass through my hair gentle fingers find their way in darkness wavesContinue reading “Nights of Love~~Responsive Tanka*”
Melting in my kitchen… I watch I listen to the rain as it falls from sky to earth creating songs only gods can sing I am one with them today tapping my feet dancing to the beat can we hear some thunder oh, thank you, Zora rolling across clouds as lightening cracks the sky theseContinue reading “Melting in my kitchen…Free verse…”
Fragrant Memories Whenever I think of exquisite gourmet cooking I always think of my mother, Misako Shintani. Mom, learned cooking from her mother and went on to teach the culinary arts. Misako was charismatic, filled with fiery energy and unpredictable. Her classes were sensational, spontaneous theatrical performances. Her unpredictable nature attracted her to aContinue reading “Fragrant Memories~~ short story~~”
July… house warming time cooking up a storm Genie Nakano July 23, 2021 Photography: Genie Nakano, my stove top, July 23,2021 Did I mention that Natsu means summer in Japan? I’m studying my language now at the ripe old age of being born in 1948. Rosetta is my friend.
Snow cones summer sunsets melt together…. Genie Nakano, July 17, 2021 Shaved ice is popular among us JA’s–especially in Hawaii. We make it extra fluffy–yum yum. Matsumoto’s is where Obama our President frequented.
I revised this poem was fasting–now hungry ghosts. At and t is a nightmare. switching to T Mobile
Todays Thesaurus.com synonym word “unwieldy” — “cumbersome, inspired my tanka, Cucumber. a cool cucumber caressed my warm lips I melted into nothingness since then everything… Genie Nakano, 3, 30, 21
Green grapesmake sweet winered grapes full bodyrich deep in colormy husband prefers red Genie Nakano, 2018
Beholda golden winter pearmy mouth watersas you bite intoits smoothe sweet skin Genie Nakano