Rainy Poems

DrearyChillySlantedSaddenedWeepingShoweredDrenchedDrizzledScatteredColoredUnexpectedMistedNourishedFragrantBelovedRain. The Hawaiian language has over 200 different names for rain. The breadth of these names describe the form and qualities of each type, as well as the specific times and regions of the islands these rains can be found. The Hawaiian culture recognizes rain not only as an integral part of survival, but also … Continue reading Rainy Poems

A moment in the sunrise

I try to never miss a sunrise to paint my intentions within a landscape completely indifferent to me. I can seamlessly slip through the spiderwebbed crackson my little patio and into the sunlit glow of a sacred space, exhaling my prayers and wildflower hopes to breathe in peace made with the day’s groundlessness; understandingthe unknowingsand … Continue reading A moment in the sunrise

Synergy & Seal Haikus

Synergy Before the coral reefs felt pain and the oceans could speak English we were as one,the mountains and I,as were the sea lionsand constellations . Before our spiritscould be sacrificedfor jewels and false images we exhaledwith the ebbing tidesin waves combined of energies . God made usto participateone bodyand one spirit — when stars … Continue reading Synergy & Seal Haikus

Exquisitely Dressed / Haikus on the Beach

Exquisitely dressed are the shoresthat hem the oceanic abyss: cashmere sands are icedin crystalline fishnet nylons adorned are corsetswith bones of coraland buttonsof tiffany blue diamonds effervescent watersstill bubble upbeneath the foam-trimmed tulle gowns of brackish satinlearn to let goof their most treasured pearls skirts of gelatin pirouettetheir secrets laced in seaweed embraced for love … Continue reading Exquisitely Dressed / Haikus on the Beach

Island Life Haikus

#haiku Plumeria Pink lemonade paintssugared fondant to bloom onnature’s birthday cake Lured into heavensby cocoa jasmine citruson balmy evenings Road Crossing Rooster A lover boy knownfor his serenades at dawndarts across my road Gelled back James Dean inamber ebonied feathersturning heads down streets Silly bonus haiku: Pineapple Princesswon the Palm Tree Pageant. Now she’s Coconut … Continue reading Island Life Haikus