Vale, hero, sail the midnight sun

Sail the midnight sun, a long poem by John Kasaipwalova First verse: “I am the midnight sun My soul conceived to body The love embrace of that night When my Bwalai turned monster of the depths Trembling for blood revenge on mankind But instead summoned with burning desires My naked Libra in her virgin loveContinue reading “Vale, hero, sail the midnight sun”

Kaiwa and Marumaru the Dwarf

29 October 2020 SANDRAH ISSACH NEW ERIMA PRIMARY SCHOOL, NCD There once was a man named Kaiwa. He lived in Efogi, a Mountain Koiari village in Central Province. Kaiwa loved gardening and worked in his garden plot most days. Many a time, while he was at his garden, he would help other villagers make fencesContinue reading “Kaiwa and Marumaru the Dwarf”

Legend of the Origin of Coconut

27 October 2020 ISSAC MOMO New Erima Primary School, NCD Long long ago, there lived a couple and their two sons along the coast of Papua New Guinea. The two brothers decided to go fishing out at sea one day. They loaded their fishing gears onto their canoe and departed. The brothers fished all dayContinue reading “Legend of the Origin of Coconut”

How Lake Ipai Came to Be

24 October 2020 NANCY KARE New Erima Primary School, NCD The following is a traditional story that explains how Lake Ipai in Enga Province came into existence. Lake Ipai is located in Laiagam District where I am from. Traditional myths relating to the creation of the lake have been passed down from generation to generation.Continue reading “How Lake Ipai Came to Be”