Punia and Kaialeale, the Shark King

As a youngster I lived on Ohua. I remember many of the legends and stories of the Hawaiian people. The stories are of the  tricksters and the heroes and the silly. Many of the stories are cautionary, some are embedded with navigation information, and some are creation stories. The following tale is of Punia, one of the tricksters, as I…

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Again with the poetry…..boy can I  spend a long time on a few words. I will say that, although I have dabbled in poetry in the past, have even published one in an anthology and several others in school newsletters, I have not written much of them . Recently, I have been inspired and encouraged to try my hand. This poem is…

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When we last left Froy he was asleep while the rest of the Fairy Folk dressed in their finest clothing and had gathered to celebrate the cracking of the Egg. Well, actually it was more curiosity that had them gathering and the declaration by the King that it should be so.[read last weeks installment here] Froy felt a sharp jab…

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Last week the King had stopped Froy and his Father from getting booted from the front door of the castle [read last week’s installment]   The King jumped down from the rose and embraced Father “Brother how are you doing? Have not seen you in forever.” The king Stepped back, “Now what is this about important stuff?” “Brother, your Highness,…

Froy

I left you last time with just an introduction…here, now, is the first installment. “Golden Egg or not! I don’t see why I have to put fresh moss on its stupid nest before I get any breakfast every day!” Froy packed fistfuls of damp moss onto the nest for what seemed like the hundredth time “Just cause my dad did…