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Elusive Rose

written by: Genie Nakano

@genieyogini

 

Akai
elusive sweet rose
I pierce my fingers
on your thorns
my blood flows
a deeper shade of red

Genie Nakano

Genie Nakano

Writing tanka is my passion, joy, therapy and confession. My tanka appear in the Rafu Shimpo, a Japanese American International Journal and many Tanka Journals. Currently I teach Yoga and Zumba at the Japanese Cultural Center in Gardena and have a website: GenieNakano.
Genie Nakano

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