Infatuations of Place

  I hate to admit That I wish to invade you Concave you To what you could possibly be Of me And though I hate to admit it I just have to do… Continue reading

Dust

A red silken banner ripples Through the dusty air Above dusty men In white dusted green denim Head to foot The acrobatics The tooting trumpets Of a dusty dark time Celebrated Who will… Continue reading

The Finger

Doesn’t surprise me anymore That I am the one Who always gotta take The hard line That nobody knows about That’s why they think I’m crazy That’s why they think I am demented… Continue reading

Herself

She shows herself On her own terms and she saw me see her tonight Popoki were crawling breathing into her to rise up But never before have I looked into the eyes of… Continue reading

do you pray

There is no neglecting one without neglecting all perfection not but purity is long overdue Here Do you pray on the oil as you squeeze it from it’s meat from it’s vine from… Continue reading

In your own Backyard

Do they mention Hawaiians, do they mention Natives In any of their meetings NO unless it is to ridicule our undying striving for freedom for their decolonization, their deportation their illegal occupation in… Continue reading

Why didn’t I

Grandma Why didn’t I watch closer when you weaved us rugs of Lauhala, Lauahala everyday and WHY didn’t I try a little harder to crochet all the beautiful doilies so hard to find… Continue reading

Hear You

Tangaroa talk to me What did Papa say What do you think I should do Eh————- Papa tell me what did Tangaroa tell Aho’eitu to tell us all Did he tell us about… Continue reading

Don’t you want to be the one

Don’t you want to be the one to tell them who you think you are because you know you are the one who’ll be the one to make it happen Don’t you want… Continue reading

How Do You Do

I am much too high in elevation of the splendor and the tall grass lichens and padded ground to think that anything else matters How do you do How do you do what… Continue reading