Melting in my kitchen…Free verse…

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~~ short story~~

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~~”

Melting together~~Haiku

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.

She Smiles~~polaroid transfer~~haiku

I am talking to the moon She smiles… Genie Nakano, July 10, 2021 The image is a polaroid transfer that is highlighted with colored pencils and gold acrylic paint. It won a blue ribbon back in 1993 for the Gardena Arts Festival. It is a self – portrait using masks.

my camera~~quote Dorothea Lange

a camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera. Dorothea Lange Inspired by Goff James’s Website on WordPress.com, Art, Photography and Poetry The photos in the mirrors reflection were taken by Genie Nakano, lithographic process in cyanotype. A very old way of processing your film with sun rays– an early morningContinue reading “my camera~~quote Dorothea Lange”