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Poems by Hilo Poet

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12/01/2022 A Rift Zone 31 Sonnet
11/30/2022 Aa to Zz 1 to Infinity - , Eureka's;: Why--'Visualize the question mark si vous plez' 52 Dramatic Verse
11/25/2022 MOST BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS POEM 75 List
11/21/2022 A Clarification 79 Sonnet
11/19/2022 U - C, I - C: Nursery Rhyme 74 Rhyme
11/18/2022 Dear Joan Letter 48 Vaasokht
11/17/2022 Companions of the Night 89 Sonnet
11/11/2022 neuroticism 44 Haiku
11/10/2022 Novem: Affects IX in 1973 67 Nonet
11/08/2022 Renascence 72 Sonnet
11/05/2022 Owed Ode 55 Couplet
11/02/2022 Unique 183 Monorhyme
10/20/2022 Skeleton Key Turns Three Frees, HE 46 Rhyme
10/19/2022 The Gust of Wind 74 Rhyme
10/06/2022 To Kill a Mocking Bird 133 Monorhyme
10/04/2022 the power of silence 339 Monoku
10/02/2022 together 72 Monoku
09/28/2022 Spirited Gestures 256 Rhyme
09/12/2022 A Dog's Itch 351 Quatrain
09/07/2022 an act of autumn 313 Haiku
09/07/2022 Happy Birthday Two Us 243 Quintain (Sicilian)
08/29/2022 Guys Night Out 547 Monorhyme
08/29/2022 Curiosity 503 Monorhyme
08/28/2022 A Second Please 368 Abecedarian
08/28/2022 Sans MindBody 384 Sonnet
08/27/2022 McWhirtle: I Write Because 293 McWhirtle
08/27/2022 Enclosed Rhyme Sonnet: The 27 Club 384 Sonnet
08/26/2022 Autumn Fuse 397 Vaasokht
08/26/2022 Madah: Highest Be Praised 367 Madah
08/25/2022 Aloha also is Goodbye 305 McWhirtle
08/25/2022 Terra Incognita 390 Quatrain
08/24/2022 September's Star 375 Monchielle Stanza
08/23/2022 being ku in japan - nk 363 Haiku
08/23/2022 An Orchid 324 Rhyme
08/23/2022 Tale of the Forgiving Betold 541 Metrical Tale
08/22/2022 Pen Am Expression Airplane 339 Free verse
08/22/2022 Tale of The Last Warrior 408 Metrical Tale
08/21/2022 Montreal in the Fall 381 Rhyme
08/20/2022 He Abideth 374 Lyric
08/20/2022 Pleiades 296 Pleiades
08/19/2022 Triolet 471 Triolet
08/19/2022 The Epiphany of Three Men of the Cloth 408 Narrative
08/18/2022 All Roads Led to Hell, Until GPS 375 Narrative
08/18/2022 Actualities 347 Ninette
08/17/2022 Soma Sonnet: Abortion Trilogy 408 Sonnet
08/17/2022 Soma Sonnet: Posthumous Soliloquy 503 Sonnet
08/17/2022 Soma Sonnet: Suicide Watch 445 Sonnet
08/17/2022 Enclosed Rhyme Sonnet: Nature's Mirror 446 Sonnet
08/17/2022 Italian Sonnet Free Style: The Diva 482 Italian Sonnet
08/16/2022 Abracadabra: New Form REVISED 344 Rhyme
08/15/2022 8 Lines Now Okay 387 Couplet
08/15/2022 Parity Parody 442 Couplet
08/13/2022 Shark-Thropists 369 Diamante
08/13/2022 Situations and Solutions 594 Couplet
08/13/2022 Psyche-Schizo 401 Diamante
08/12/2022 I Think 492 Couplet
08/12/2022 silence not golden 384 Haiku
08/12/2022 a doves nest 376 Haiku
08/12/2022 Hint of Autumn 476 Quatern
08/10/2022 RIP Olivia Newton-John and Latoya Jackson 392 Lyric
08/09/2022 Poetry Soup 448 Name
08/08/2022 Of Fatalism 450 Dramatic Monologue
08/07/2022 My Home Outside 310 Rhyme
08/07/2022 Astuteness 265 Diamante
08/06/2022 JUST AUGUST 304 Tanka
08/06/2022 Childhood Nostalgia 374 Tanka
08/06/2022 It's Blackberries 446 List
08/05/2022 What Makes Friendship 371 List
08/05/2022 O' Lord, My God 285 Kyrielle
08/05/2022 O' Heaven Hear My Cry 236 Kyrielle
08/04/2022 Dr Harold Shipman: Judge and Executioner: REVISED 436 Free verse
08/03/2022 The Table is Yours 400 Villanelle
08/03/2022 A Slice of Hope 473 Alliteration
07/31/2022 JOY Made Speakable 268 Couplet
07/30/2022 Rumi Nuff for Us 395 Rhyme
07/30/2022 Tale of The Night Movers 528 Metrical Tale
07/30/2022 In JULY: Small Begins Mightily 378 Rhyme
07/29/2022 Dr Mikhail Tyaglyy 361 Free verse
07/29/2022 The Wake of my Village 348 Rhyme
07/27/2022 A Cup Runneth Over 366 Haiku
07/27/2022 Take Care Wally Cleaver 333 Metrical Tale
07/26/2022 Hawaiian Eskimos 372 Couplet
07/26/2022 As Loyal as a Dove 587 Lyric
07/25/2022 Suspicion Fell on the Butler 288 Quatrain
07/25/2022 Frisky as Two-Year-Olds 504 Free verse
07/25/2022 Gymnopedie No 1 355 Lyric
07/24/2022 Miss Marple's Nephew's Double Mysteries 291 Rhyme
07/22/2022 Seasonals 338 Rhyme
07/21/2022 The Painted Islands 499 Terza Rima
07/20/2022 Relinquish 523 Alliteration
07/17/2022 Wilma Flynnstone Flip 316 Limerick
07/12/2022 Women In My Family 387 Rhyme
07/10/2022 The Art of Peace 343 Monoku
06/22/2022 Brace For Impact 411 Rhyme
06/16/2022 Happy 93rd Birthday Mom 421 Couplet
06/14/2022 Justin Bieber's Ramsay Hunt Syndrome 382 Footle
06/11/2022 RIP Ann Leslie Cook, nee Turner 579 Footle
06/09/2022 Re-Marking June 370 Limerick
06/04/2022 Moonlighting In June 358 Limerick
06/04/2022 Coffee Crumb Cake Critique 352 Couplet
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Quotes

Quote Left [A monoku] The smartest person is naught the brightest ~~ lest they sit 'neath the spotlight! Quote Right
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Quote Left Inspiration is what others have succeeded in the observation of your endeavors. Quote Right
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Quote Left Nostalgia, more than--return, relive, reborn--it is a gifted smile of the present, a curiosity for the young to ponder, and the aged to have a smile-fest. Quote Right
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Quote Left "The intricacies of our liquid world and its current flows, I will delicately sip lest I drown in its weighty pleasures." - June 08, 2019 Commentary 'WAVES' by Kim Rodriguez Quote Right
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Quote Left "For I've not a jealous chord in my body, even though it plays out-of-tune." - June 05, 2019 'SOUL SOLILOQUY' from me to Kim Rodriguez commentary Quote Right
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Quote Left "A poet's words on paper, does not make it a poem, until it is read by others to embrace." Quote Right
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Quote Left "Our Hawaii summers denies us the knowledge that the other three seasons exist" - June 04, 2019 Commentary 'CLOSE MY EYES' by Line Gauthier Quote Right
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Quote Left "For a life that had lived for a life that have learned" - May 27, 2019 Commentary 'My Dog, Happy' by Panagiota Romios Quote Right
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Quote Left "Optimism applies the floorwork, whereto, there is no ceiling" - May 25, 2019 Commentary 'Charlieku' by Early Jae Quote Right
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Quote Left "The reality of marriages' brevity, people flauntingly invest their short-lived love affair after taking a jab at its sanctity" - May 22, 2019 Commentary 'Marriage is a risk' by Gershon Wolf Quote Right
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Quote Left "Ambiguity conveys an incomplete thought, opening gossips' door." - May 21, 2019 Commentary 'Which' by allen beilschmidt sr. Quote Right
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Quote Left "The value of peace will delay a cost of a war." - May 21, 2019 Commentary 'Worth every penny' by Gershon Wolf Quote Right
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Quote Left Positivity is the key that unlocks perpetual harmony Quote Right
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Quote Left The unknown plagues the mind obscurely and impedes valuable recourse Quote Right
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Quote Left Courage is the only thing that takes a step forward whilst the rest of you, festers Quote Right
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Quote Left I connected dots rashly, and was a 6th grade Picasso Quote Right
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Quote Left The ambling steps of a spontaneous mind begs the path anew Quote Right
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Quote Left For wherein lies inspiration but from where it begins, within you Quote Right
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Quote Left If the 'Truth' does not do its part, --then a 'Lie' will play out its role... Quote Right
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Short Stories

TitleCategories
Take Care Wally Cleaver for teens, inspirational, middle school, young adult,
Tale Of The Night Movers fantasy, for teens, young adult,
Not Of This Earth horror, macabre, scary, science fiction, thriller,
Songs of Sonnets in Iambic Pentameter: The Tale of Prince Zag fantasy, for teens, middle school, young adult,
Sacred Sword Of The Chrysanthemum Throne fantasy, for kids, for teens, middle school, young adult,
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 6 fantasy, for teens, middle school, romantic, young adult,
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 5 fantasy, for teens, middle school, romantic, young adult,
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 4 fantasy, for teens, middle school, romantic, young adult,
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 3 fantasy, for teens, middle school, romantic, young adult,
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 2 fantasy, for teens, middle school, romantic, young adult,
A HAWAIIAN FOLKLORE - EVENT ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII - Part 1 fantasy, for teens, middle school, romantic, young adult,
WHY THE LINES CROSSED ON MY PALM crime, horror, macabre, mystery, thriller,

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*Image is of Mauna Kea (White Mountain) 13,760 ft, in the foreground, on the windward side, is the county seat of Hawaii and our island's largest town of Hilo (to bond), with 48,000 residents, whereto, I call home.

Aloha!

Rural life on the island of Hawaii, I held an interest in poetry since my freshman year in high school. 'The Collection Plate', was my first published work in 1977 by a major national magazine. That opened the door for others to appear in several published anthologies throughout my early career.

My kid's Kenny, Ricky, the twins Liz and Franky, Princess, Rose, and Kimo, eleven grandkids, and two great-grandsons. I met my wife of 25 years, Elyse, of Spanish and Swedish descent from Seville, Spain, on my 17th birthday. We both attended the University, she was four years my senior. Sadly, she died shortly after Kimo was born.

Shortly before retiring to end after 48 years, I successfully sold online for a few years, continued writing, and with the help of my family, made videos for my YouTube channel. My adventure continues ...