below the surface

the turtle that came 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 hands interlock we form a circle round and round we go gulping inContinue reading “below the surface”

Pointing to the Moon

Once upon a time I was in a dancer’s body high kicks and splits on the count of one two three finger pointing to the moon tell it like it is rheumatoid sets in with carbon steel hips the cards fall this way now deal at the airport my hip replacement triggers alarms so muchContinue reading “Pointing to the Moon”

a Healing~~tanka

the fragrance of freshly mowed grass summer in winter a backyard barefoot walk healing with each step I tell myself tomorrow will be good today a present in the mail, from me to me spring green on silk chiffon my doctors gone for two whole weeks I must call my own powers harness the sunContinue reading “a Healing~~tanka”

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”

Gentle Chair Yoga~~ getting back to health.

Gentle Chair Yoga Class decided we are getting back to health. Started our first class last week outside on the patio with masks and 6 feet apart. We sure missed each other–three month lock down for Los Angeles. Slowly business are opening up and our business is to stay healthy. Our remedy–YOGA. We are bonafideContinue reading “Gentle Chair Yoga~~ getting back to health.”