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Happy Birthday Hubby

written by: Genie Nakano



a whisper
in my dreams
a melody
I can’t stop singing
you’re with me all the time

we make our way
I’m the butterfly
and you’re the sky
a light in the night

it’s so easy
with you around
I don’t always
let you know it, only you
can see right through me

only you
know all my secrets
not easy being
here with me when I’m
acting something else

I know I’ve made a few
but I’m only human” *
the rain that falls today
are all my tears of joy


 * Oh, Baby Baby - Smokey Robinson

Genie Nakano

Genie Nakano

Genie Nakano is a writer, poet and performance artist. She has a weekly poet column in the Rafu Shimpo, an international Japanese and English Newspaper. She is an award winning writer and poet and published in haiku and tanka journals. She has three poetry books available on Amazon. Currently she lives in with her husband and two dogs. She loves teaching Gentle Yoga and Zumba and being with good friends and family.
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