Sun Flowers my mother was a painter, my father a poet, I danced into life... I have a painting in the kitchen Sunflowers unsigned, undated, said to be my mother's the flowers are big bold free unlike her style yet Auntie says... "for sure, it's your mother's" I stare into their bright yellowness Four Bright Suns in a blue vase makes me smile I was twelve when Mom left Dad and I a young poet-man lured her far away 1960--a brave choice back then before she died she told me she regretted her decision... the sun flowers tell a different story Genie Nakano, December 2, 2019
Genie Nakano will be teaching online Haiku and Senryu classes, June 2, 9, and 16th, 2021. Hideki's last class is May 19th, 2021. Join us. For further information scroll down....
I will follow you
everywhere and anywhere
in sickness, in health
My husband had two strokes in December. I want to let him know even tho sometimes I may be quick to quack I am there for him always.
Genie Nakano, 5.1.21
the hungry ghosts AT & T, Amazon I'm fasting..... Genie Nakano 5.14.21
everyday Prime knocks on my door who says 80 is old.... Genie Nakano, May 13, 2021
Happy Mothers day we are all mothers we are all fathers. Metta, Genie Nakano, May 9, 2021
May we be loving and kind. oum shati, shanti, shanti, oum.
Photograph by Genie Nakano: ” My Gohansa” My Meditation Altar
To my meditation friends. This is the Loving Kindness chant we say before and after meditation. Metta keeps us happy, peaceful, free from suffering, harm, safe, loving and kind.
May I be well Happy peaceful and Free from suffering May no harm come to me May I be safe. May I be loving and kind.
Loving Kindness MeditationMetta
Spring bubbles with life spilling over my old shoes our bare feet refreshed we walk on an unknown path who says 80 is old. Genie Nakano, May 2, 2021
Spillwords.com presents: Words, written by Genie Nakano – I was born in East Los Angeles, CA. Writing is my joy, my therapy, my confession.
Spillwords.com presents: Sur Reality, poetry by Genie Nakano, for whom writing tanka is her passion, joy, therapy and confession.