Genie Nakano

I Wonder written by Genie Nakano at Spillwords.com

I Wonder

I Wonder written by: Genie Nakano @genieyogini   A gray dove flies Under a cloudy sky I am secured Under her wing The dove’s heart beats Faster an...
October written by Genie Nakano at Spillwords.com

October

October written by: Genie Nakano @genieyogini   A depression sets in every October. This is the month my father died and when he passed a crater grea...
Flower written by Genie Nakano at Spillwords.com

Flower

Flower written by: Genie Nakano @genieyogini   She is a flower searching for fertile ground standing in  "mountain pose"  topples very ea...
Genie Nakano

Genie Nakano

Genie Nakano loves to write. She is a journalist for Rafu Shimpo and has written 3 books of tanka and several yoga books. Tanka is a five line short poem originating in Japan over a thousand years ago. Currently she teaches, Tanka, Gentle Yoga and Meditation at the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Center in Gardena, California. She recently moved to Gardena where she lives with her husband and two dogs. She is enjoying her new life.