tonight I'm going out to count the stars wait up for me I will bring some back Genie Nakano, 2016
Dads ashes in the guest bedroom Memorial Day Genie Nakano Photo of dad, Tom Nakano, during WW2
Dad's Ashes ......
under a canopy of redwood trees my spine unfurls Genie Nakano
music fills the air wild moths drawn to the flame... out of darkness into the burning light we dance into timelessness Dean Okamura and Genie Nakano
This tanka is a tan rengu--written by two people. In Japan tan rengu was a popular form of writing hundreds of years ago and is resurging.
when it rains eagles... fly above the clouds Genie Nakano, may 11, 2022
In the Zendo
Genie Nakano, 5/10/22
I walk in a wilderness of wonder stepping on cracks not a care in the world genie nakano, 5/1/22
Kwan Yin doesn't want to hear my problems any more draped in silence her lips in samadhi smile now it's time to pack my wisdom and travel light Genie Nakano, 5/1/22
When in meno-pause wear gold and rhinestones transition into sparkle and glam... nothing is permanent Genie Nakano, 5/1/22