Starlight

my husband had two strokessometimes he doesn’t understandmy wordschatter chatter chattermetaphors are a challenge it’s hard on meyou have changed, I saymy patiencebalancing on a thin wireI practice walking on clouds only in darknesscan we see stars shinewelcome the night…words my husband spoke to mewhen we were young genie nakano Starlight will be published inContinue reading “Starlight”

Wings on a Silk Veil~~~

Number: A Number: B Dear Poet Friends: I’m in the midst of self-publishing my fourth poetry book, Wings on a Silk Veil, and I can’t make up my mind on which cover to use. Please help ….vote for A or B. thank you, Genie Nakano

elderhood…haiku

My front patio sits a peaceful Buddha. Today I’m grateful I am an “elder”. This is very rare attitude for me. but still… My heart is still a child my body is merely disobedient I’m not ready for elder hood (from my long tanka poem — Soshite) genie nakano