He came in an autumn wind and stayed

This is my man through crashes and bashes drama and flight it hasn’t always been a delight but somehow, we make it shake it and bake it I have no books no rules of the game I’m a child from a broken home I’m a dreamer who watched the silver screens no one told meContinue reading “He came in an autumn wind and stayed”

Raven~~a tanka

Long black hair falling down the back they call him Raven cunning, swift Raven makes me fly >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Genie Nakano, 7/12/14 post: June 2, 2021, originally published in Storyteller Long black hairfalling down the backthey call him Ravencunning, swiftRaven makes me fly… Genie Nakano, 7/12/14Posted, June 2, 2021 Originally published in Storyteller

those winter nights~~a tanka

On fire burning bright our legs candy cane through the nite Genie Nakano Hoping everyone had a Happy Valentine’s Day. Feb. 14th, 33 years ago was my engagement day with my hubby. I lost the wedding/engagement ring but we remain engaged with life, passions and growth– till death do us part. 2 .15. 21

Sweet Mochi * + Dessert

Nori *wrapped aroundsteaming ricewanting it to be me and you so far awayin your solitary thoughtscome herelet’s make sweet mochi together take a bitefulfill your desiresbefore it gets coldno time to waste let usbreakfast the sundrip honeyfrom the moontaste life endlessly Genie Nakano,originally published in International Tanka, Tokyo Japan, editor Aya Yuki Mochi: Pounded riceContinue reading “Sweet Mochi * + Dessert”

“Umbrella”

The day I wrote this tanka October 14, 2020 my husband Hideki had a stroke. I finished meditating and was compelled to write it. I had no idea he was out in the world and was having a stroke. Hideki, drove himself van to emergency hospital and stayed for 4 days. He is out ofContinue reading ““Umbrella””