Category Archives: hawaii

Hawaiian Hurricane Haiku: Tropical Storm Postscript

1.) And then came the rain following the hurricane Tropical Storm Lane   2.) Everything is wet and the rain is still falling. Gardens are grateful.   3.) We’re all still alive us and all the animals horse and ducks … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Hurricane Haiku

1.) Hurricane, they say be safe, get to higher ground this must be the calm   2.) Winds are picking up the palm trees are swaying now still only sprinkles   3.) Hurricane winds blow a lost pigeon finds the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Street

This is the storm of the century it’s time to batten down the hatches and tie down the tents close all the windows, shutters, and vents make one last trip to town to stock up on supplies buy cases of … Continue reading

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Life, Death, & Food

Anthony Bourdain used food as a way of introducing America to people around the world, their history and culture. He let food speak for itself, and importantly, let people speak for themselves. Bourdain’s Hawaii episode was the first time many … Continue reading

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Coming home after a short trip to the farm supply cooperative

The animals are all quiet which usually means they did something terrible dogs terrorizing cats cats terrorizing one another goats terrorizing sheep all hell was breaking loose not ten minutes ago but now? not a peep the chickens sit quietly … Continue reading

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We Are Islands

I. The ocean washes everything away it’s unforgiving like time always moving flowing constant and the ocean floor shifts and new life begins and mother earth blinks and the new island sinks beneath the surface not kicking and screaming or … Continue reading

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Wings On The Vulture

Let us wake now from this sleep before there’s nothing left for the meek to inherit the missionaries stole it and their kids won’t share it as they still fly old glory over stolen land broken with bibles and pineapples, canned and shipped to Rome from … Continue reading

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