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.
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there are days like this…tanka series
there are days like this… the weatherhas changed to misty greysummerheld in check and global heatis swept under cover that is…until the fires sweep againstrange thingshappening to our air, waters, soilstirring doubts at tea parties why bear childrenin a world that won’t be aroundmuch longerso the prophets claim I still have hopeI guess–maybe–who careslet theContinue reading “there are days like this…tanka series”
an untitled tanka
the silence before the sun rises too soon daylight spreads when will covid end… Genie Nakano, December 19, 2020