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mauka – May 21

5.21.2015 virgin forests look more primitive than imagined   underbrush, decaying old lives, vibrant new answering only   to the push of life within them, feral anything.   the beast looks steadily into our eyes   up here everything is … Continue reading

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awakenings – May 9

5.9.2015 the walls shake us awake 4.5 in the night   while the lava pool rises at Kilauea crater.   Pele is shrugging her shoulders. —————

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Keoua trembled – May 7

5.7.2015    [Keoua trembled] Keoua trembled when the earth exploded knowing in his soul that Pele had rejected him.   the road to his sacrifice was only a foregone, foretold, last step. —————– *In 1790 Keoua was the last chieftain … Continue reading

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spoilsport – April 6

4.6 so here we are living on the west slope of the world’s most active volcano which is overdue for another eruption   and North Korea wants to shoot at us. What is wrong with this picture of paradise? someone … Continue reading

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