MENYAMYA

By Nolan Neson

(I am a patriotic villager who loves and embraces the language, art and culture of my people and heritage).

Menyamya
A home in-between the intersecting jungle boarders
Of Gulf, Eastern Highlands, and Morobe

Menyamya
A home geographically entrenched in the Kapau fault and delineates the Western margin of the Owen Stanley metamorphic belt

Menyamya
A home of vast tropical rainforests and plain grasslands

Menyamya
A home beautifully immersed in unspoilt scenic beauty of nature

Menyamya
A home where the lush virgin forests, the pristine mountain streams from time immemorial has cascaded down from mountains for years

Menyamya
A home where mountains touch the skies in the misty mornings

Menyamya
A home of swift flowing rivers, Fresh springs and creeks to high waterfalls

Menyamya
A home in the freezing nights, Cold mornings and a tropical sweet summer

Menyamya
A home of unforgettable impression of her people’s openness, sincerity and peaceful way of life

Menyamya
A home in the heart of mainland New Guinea

Menyamya,
Our haven
Where we call home.

Published by Ples Singsing

Ples Singsing is envisioned to be a new platform for Papua Niuginian expressions of creativity, ingenuity and originality in art and culture. We deliberately highlight these two very broad themes as they can encompass the diverse subjects, from technology, medicine and architecture to linguistics, music, fishing, gardening et cetera. Papua Niuginian ways of thinking, living, believing, communicating, dying and so on can cover the gamut of academic, journalistic or opinionated writing and we believe that unless we give ourselves a platform to talk about and discuss these things in an open, free and non-exclusively academic space that they may remain the fodder for academics, journalists and other types of writers alone. New social media platforms have given every individual a personal space to share their feelings and ideas openly, sometimes without immediate censure. The Ples Singsing writer’s blog would like to provide another more structured platform for Papua Niuginian expressions in written, visual and audio formats while also providing some regulation of the type and content of materials to be shared publicly.

One thought on “MENYAMYA

  1. Bro that’s a wonderful peace of an art. An outstanding poem done which clearly embraces the true identity of Menyamya.

    Like

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