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

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…”

the simple life

napping in on an autumn afternoon ahhhhh the simple life snuggled with love Genie Nakano, October 14, 2022 Yozu the new addition to our family in red — 9 months old Bodhi the little one — 14 year old. So much in love. Persimmon tree in the garden–five years old.