man on the corner
says worlds going to end
darkness prevails
get yourself ready
to be saved

ocean of cars
roar on top a free way
little planes buzz overhead
Maya says:
it’s all an illusion

in the depths
of the ocean, where
sun never shines
sea creatures transform
their bodies into light

Genie headshot 2016Genie Nakano is widely published in journals, and her recent books, Enter the Stream and Storyteller are available on Amazon. She teaches gentle yoga and tanka at the Japanese Cultural Center in Gardena. Genie can be reached by email.

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