Yet Still I Walk into the Sea

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My heart plays like an ukelele, clear and sweet,

my body is a beloved island chain.

You are Captain Cook,

come to bring me leprosy, people without breath, the end of Hula.

industrial waste, high rises, luxury hotels, GMO crops.

Yet still,

I walk into the sea to meet you,

wearing a maile lei…

2 thoughts on “Yet Still I Walk into the Sea

  1. Jacque says:

    beautiful beautiful beautiful.

  2. Pua Nani says:

    thanks darlin, look forward to reading more of ur poetry too

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