She is different than us….
Orale Pues…. The back story… For a long time, I wished I was a Chicana. I wanted beautiful dark eyes with long thick lashes like Maria Duran. I wanted to hully gully like Theresa Navarro. I guess you could call it ‘identity issues. At thirteen I started smoking and wanted to be grown up. MyContinue reading “Orale Pues”
Originally posted on Genie Nakano:
Sometimeswe need to pushthrough the cloudsto feel the sunand touch the sky photo: Genie Nakano
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”
keep growing those wings
we’ll fly out of here.
single tanka published in Spillwords, 2020
Today I forced the morning glory up the trellis– to be or not to be. Genie Nakano, August 18, 2021
Be like water flow into my glass one day I’ll wake up singing darkness into light Genie Nakano, 2020
My Dad’s room all the furniture solid oak. Genie Nakano, 2019
today, tomorrow,now Spillwords.com presents: The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth written by Genie Nakano – I was born in Boyle Heights, CA…known as the barrios of East L.A. Source: The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth at Spillwords.com Press here to read i–the meek shall inherit the earth
Letting go so hard for the falcon holding its prey… Genie Nakano, July 6, 2021( inspired by Grace of the Sun)