Tag Archives: Hawai’i

Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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Mohala Tutu Pele

Mohala Tutu Pele by Michael Romani With great and sudden power Pele arrives announcing Like a blossoming flower Passionately pronouncing That as mother of her family She breathes within her fragility Creation as one within destination Freely taking while giving … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 12: Pukka Shell Haibun

Na/GloPoWriMo  Day 12’s challenge is to write a Haibun based on the environment we grew up in.  I came up with this: Pukka Shell Haibun by Michael Romani A shark’s tooth attached to pukka shell necklace becomes replaced by a … Continue reading

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