Every Tuesday I send out a Newsletter to my Yoga students–“Tuesday Newsday”. This was it for today Feb. 11, 2020. My poems/tanka are published in the Rafu Shimpo. Kwan Yin was printed last week.
sweet lotusthrives in muddy watersyet, diesin pure clean waterperhaps I stand a chance
Kwan yinstands poised in my backyarda wall of ficus grows behind herpurple flowers at her feet her eyes cast downin quiet meditationenteringan internal worldoum mane padme oum. in the quietof morning lightI look for youto calm my eager spiritsometimes you are hard to feel a stone statuewhere my hopes and dreamsare focusedloving kindness compassionbreaks hardnessContinue reading “Kwan Yin”
Sun risegift from the suntoday Genie nakano
playing in the rainthe rain plays with meopening my mouthI taste the sky7 flavors of rainbowGenie nakano Tired of chasing rainbowsjust want to be a rainbow
the fragrance of freshly mowed grasssummer in winterwith a barefoot walkhealing with each step Genie Nakano