my lover tells all my secrets nothing stays inside a paper sliding door torn by the wind Genie Nakano
there are days like this… the weatherhas changed to misty greysummerheld in check and global heatis swept under cover that is…until the fires sweep againstrange thingshappening to our air, waters, soilstirring doubts at tea parties why bear childrenin a world that won’t be aroundmuch longerso the prophets claim I still have hopeI guess–maybe–who careslet theContinue reading “there are days like this…tanka series”
born in ELA barrios I live in a world of dualities in my tight skirt and sweater I can cha cha ‘n hully gully down but I don’t know who I am I peroxide my hair red rat it high, rat it high pierce my ears with catholic cross orale pues-sansei Buddha- head become aContinue reading “Orale Pues~~Tanka”
She is different than us….
Life is a puzzle death a mystery perhaps I’ll find an answer after I die Genie Nakano, 2019
Melting in my kitchen… I watch I listen to the rain as it falls from sky to earth creating songs only gods can sing I am one with them today tapping my feet dancing to the beat can we hear some thunder oh, thank you, Zora rolling across clouds as lightening cracks the sky theseContinue reading “Melting in my kitchen…Free verse…”
July… house warming time cooking up a storm Genie Nakano July 23, 2021 Photography: Genie Nakano, my stove top, July 23,2021 Did I mention that Natsu means summer in Japan? I’m studying my language now at the ripe old age of being born in 1948. Rosetta is my friend.
a camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera. Dorothea Lange Inspired by Goff James’s Website on WordPress.com, Art, Photography and Poetry The photos in the mirrors reflection were taken by Genie Nakano, lithographic process in cyanotype. A very old way of processing your film with sun rays– an early morningContinue reading “my camera~~quote Dorothea Lange”
skating… over mid-life up hill Haiku by : Genie Nakano, June 20, 2021
rocks in a tumblersmoothing down the edges haiku Genie Nakano, 6.18.21