Droughtful written by Genie Nakano at Spillwords.com

Spillwords.com presents: Droughtful written by Genie Nakano – I was born in Boyle Heights, CA…known as the barrios of East L.A. Pour it on we need rain for our droughtful minds….. Press on the Droughtful after Source: Source: Droughtful written by Genie Nakano at Spillwords.comĀ  (Press on the Droughtful in blue in the source…)

Night Walkers

at night walking my dog a towering shadow looms over me my heart beats against my ribs I can’t breathe I can’t scream the shadow grows Voluminous I will fight–I will die fighting!!! I TURN– It’s my own shadow Genie Nakano, 3 months ago The Daily News Asians attacked and brutally beaten New York —Continue reading “Night Walkers”

Haiku Dialogue & my Otto…

Watashi no Otto has been listening to me spout off poetry for years and now it’s his turn. His first attempt got him a spot in Haiku Dialogue, edited by Carole McMuRay. It is a haiku prompted by an image or an ‘ekphrastic’ haiku. In this case it was a photograph of a horse’s eyeContinue reading “Haiku Dialogue & my Otto…”