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”

Ples Singsing mourns the loss of Chief John Kasaipwalova, poet & radical

May he always find his way home sailing the midnight sun. Reluctant Flame, v14 “People will live, people will die But the tiny flame will grow its arms and legs very slowly Until one day its volcanic pulse will tear the gree mountain apart To allow pentup blood flow and congested vomit spit freely TinyContinue reading “Ples Singsing mourns the loss of Chief John Kasaipwalova, poet & radical”

Kurai Memorial Awards Judging is in progress

Next week we will meet our three judges for Ples Singsing’s inaugural awards for short-biography writing. The judges are professional writers and avid fiction readers, who are recognised as Wantok Blong Ples Singsing (Associate Members). The judges will bring to bear their own wealth of knowledge and experience in writing, editing and publishing of fictionContinue reading “Kurai Memorial Awards Judging is in progress”

Two recent poems by Jimmy Awagl

The Cracking Dawn A fading darkness embracing the earth Segregating the earth before sunrise As the eyes of the bleeding flame Glow in the hanging fog Scattered moisture departing tree tops A lone placid sea turns blood With the ink of the heavenly flame As the infant dawn casts its shadow Commanding the wind toContinue reading “Two recent poems by Jimmy Awagl”