my husband had two strokessometimes he doesn’t understandmy wordschatter chatter chattermetaphors are a challenge it’s hard on meyou have changed, I saymy patiencebalancing on a thin wireI practice walking on clouds only in darknesscan we see stars shinewelcome the night…words my husband spoke to mewhen we were young genie nakano Starlight will be published inContinue reading “Starlight”
my favorite timeto meditate before the dawndark mysterious eyes open to day Genie Nakano, 1 . 18 . 23
Visions of a Gentle World…genienakano
A community spoken word performance. Food, wine, laughter and spoken word. Linda Singers Apocalypse poets kept us on the edge our seats. Photo of Genie by Linda Singer.
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
tenderly he takes me in his arms spring waterfall… Photo and haiku by Genie Nakano, Sri Lanka Falls haiku published in Shaping Water, Moth Orchid Press, 2022
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
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…”