Nothings Solid ~~free verse/tanka

Molecules spacing out Wider, longer, deeper — into air light and sound go through me I am invisible yet I am here can you hear me like the wind that can’t be seen only it’s effects the rustle of grass leaves dancing in trees inside me a tsunami crashing white rabbits frolicking on the foamContinue reading “Nothings Solid ~~free verse/tanka”

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

loves to be held…

there’s not much love in me todayi don’t know whyuntil I hold my little dog Bodhia funny little fella16 pounds found at the pound15 years agoHe loves to be heldHe loves to be kissedHe must be part humanHe brings the dog part of me that forgivesunconditionally. Genie Nakano, Oct. 2022, Sunday, photo of Bodhi byContinue reading “loves to be held…”

Below the Surface

The turtle that swam to the shore, takes me on his back, to the bottom of the sea… my father is there, my mother is there they are young and in love somersaulting in the waters i join them in their play our hands interlock we form a circle round and round we go gulpingContinue reading “Below the Surface”

be positive.

I am in a stressful moment–many problems pending. . . Sunday meditation i see dominos falling one domino after another one worry after another blown away I sit up vacuum & sweep the floors Genie Nakano, June 12,2022

Looking Inside my husband’s brain

Sometimes I write for therapy as I did when I wrote this piece. Hideki my husband had a stroke and on his brain a hematoma. He was in the hospital. The hematoma was bleeding. Toto had just died and Bodhi was in the hospital with a rare blood disease IMHA in critical condition. I wasContinue reading “Looking Inside my husband’s brain”

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…”

Acting…Reacting~~ a free verse meditation

Acting ~~ Reacting….. forgive me for my actions. A willow of a wisp came out today to play and make up for the way… I’ve been acting … reacting The rain and the breath of a death wants to say… Forgive me for my actions They are ignorant And know not what they do SparkedContinue reading “Acting…Reacting~~ a free verse meditation”

Fat Brown Cat~~Meditation in Nowness

Meow Meow Fat brown catlicking your lapwhat do you thinkof this and that? Hiss, spat!*#!Don’t bother me I’m being Now. Genie Nakano, an oldie–can’t remember when…