Starlight

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”

Nothings Solid ~~free verse/tanka

Molecules spacing out Wider, longer, deeper — into air light and sound go through me I am invisible yet I am here can you hear me like the wind that can’t be seen only it’s effects the rustle of grass leaves dancing in trees inside me a tsunami crashing white rabbits frolicking on the foamContinue reading “Nothings Solid ~~free verse/tanka”

I’m back ~~New work

Hi my friends and family. I went to Hawaii in August and never came back. Now back as fall brings light rain into my garden. The grasses all dead and brown. So I finally decided to put in fake grass and stones to preserve our future water source. Anyway…I’ve got a few things published inContinue reading “I’m back ~~New work”

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”

walking this earth~~ Dream haibun

Recently, I was in a haiku/workshop/convention. One workshops was about including dreams in haiku. Since I have a 40 year journey of writing my dreams down I finally found something to do with them. I wrote dreams down searching for answers in my 20’s and 30’s. I gave up on answers but continued writing themContinue reading “walking this earth~~ Dream haibun”