May 27, 2022

“Caged Bird” by Maya Angelou

Caged Bird A free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wing in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. But… Continue Reading

May 20, 2022

“For Mauna a Wākea” by Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio

For Mauna a Wākea It’s been 300 days since I first laid in your armsFirst felt the chill of your kiss on my skin You brought me to the thin line between life and deathBetween… Continue Reading

May 13, 2022

“The Song of Despair” by Pablo Neruda

The Song of Despair The memory of you emerges from the night around me.The river mingles its stubborn lament with the sea. Deserted like the wharves at dawn.It is the hour of departure, oh deserted… Continue Reading

May 6, 2022

“I Ask My Mother to Sing” by Li-Young Lee

I Ask My Mother to Sing She begins, and my grandmother joins her.Mother and daughter sing like young girls.If my father were alive, he would playhis accordion and sway like a boat. I’ve never been… Continue Reading