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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 and faster
We go higher
Blue, Azul, indigo

Underneath
Warm and soft
A down of comfort
And I wonder
I doubt
How many questions
Can one ask
I wonder
Dove wraps me tighter
Heartbeat soothes
Pulses into mine
How high can we fly
Is this a dream
I wonder

Invisible
Light and sound
Go through me
Not a woman any more
But I am here
Can you hear me
I wonder

The mist
Warm inviting
Surround sounds
Until I can’t hear

Imagine a world

Beyond
Human senses
What is the ninth sense
I wonder

See invisible
Taste air
Smell seasons
Hear memories
Present
Presence
Touch
Move
Everything
Everyone
Everywhere
Open
Wonderful
Wonder
Full

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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