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”

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”

Poems from Edward Grant-Gila Pulagis book Pieces of Time

The book is dedicated to his brother, Albert T. Pulagis, and that act speaks volumes of the love of brothers. A quote in the dedication offers us a meaningful message – “There comes a time when you will realise that the people who care about you the most are the ones that you spend lessContinue reading “Poems from Edward Grant-Gila Pulagis book Pieces of Time”

PNG, lest we forget

A poem by Jason Paisoi Our freedom was given on a golden plate, The colloquial, land of the unexpected, we mustn’t contemplate, It’s the richness of our land that we are now free to celebrate, Our natural resources are a wise discretion, independence was forged on that date. Clothed with evincive patriotism, Our dreams wereContinue reading “PNG, lest we forget”