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

Tanjobi*

My husband bought a clock for my birthday. It was made in Germany, 1892.on the back an engraved handwritten note said: this clock was given to Pearl Tatum by her third son to be passed on to her granddaughter Marinette Tatum which shall be given to her son Kholis H Mitchell. Every 15 minutes itContinue reading “Tanjobi*”

walking this earth~~ Dream haibun

Recently, I was in a haiku/workshop/convention. One workshops was about including dreams in haiku. Since I have a 40 year journey of writing my dreams down I finally found something to do with them. I wrote dreams down searching for answers in my 20’s and 30’s. I gave up on answers but continued writing themContinue reading “walking this earth~~ Dream haibun”