Alchemy is Real~~ a Renku–*

“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–*”

Ravages of Aging…

(Michael H. Lester and GenieNakano,  a tanka response) Micheal is in black print~~ Genie is in Purple and italic) a tongue in cheek but true Tanka Series the old skina patchwork of spotsand strange bumpsdry as the desertwind-worn sands of time bags baggageand budding wrinklesyet I feelthirty five insidemirrors tell cruel lies rememberwhen we wereContinue reading “Ravages of Aging…”

Swat team~~a tanka

(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

Children’s Video ~~Our Beautiful Planet Earth by Kabir

Koen, my nephew, Elizabeth my niece and Kabir made these informational videos on Sunday. Kabir only 5 years old gave an incredible lecture on the solar system. He starts off nervous. but watch it in full he warms up at the end. Kid

Gentle Yoga Floor Stretches

Introducing my darling nieces and nephew — Elizabeth Miki Nakano and Koen Sho Nakano. They brighten my life and I’m sure will add sunshine to yours. These yoga stretches relieve stress, soften and strengthen back and core muscles. Get a stretch belt, put on comfortable clothing and join us in Gentle Yoga.