Special Feature: Pacific Poetries

Coordinated by Susan M. Schultz

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Susan M. Schultz (HTML |PDF)
Introduction to Pacific Poetries Special Feature

Tusiata Avia (HTML| PDF)

Nafanua and the New World
Nafanua talks about her body
Nafanua meets Mr Raytheon
Nafanua relates an incident from her childhood
Aunty Lapo`a calls Nafanua and talks about her holiday
Nafanua is an aeroplane

Pam Brown (HTML | PDF)

One Day in Auckland
Mwà Véé
Saxe blue sky
(thursday morning)

Faye Kicknosway (HTML | PDF)

It’s In The Eye
Short Take 16
There Are Whistles And Heat

Selina Tusitala Marsh (HTML | PDF)

The Young and the Restless (1994)
pig-tailed girl
Not another Nafanua poem
a twisting cestina
a tide, a term, a story (for R.S.)

Deborah Meadows (HTML | PDF)


Meredith Quartermain (HTML | PDF)

Thai Palace
We make what we are here for
Lovely Drive
Vancouver Centre
Siwash Rock

Barbara Jane Reyes (HTML | PDF)

[galleon prayer]
pilipinas to petatlan
[a compendium of angels]
[diwata taga ilog at dagat]

Shin Yu Pai (HTML | PDF)

net cookie
oh yeah
it does a body good
heads up 7 up

Hazel Smith (HTML | PDF)

The Idea of Elegy
The reader of my book

Teresia Teaiwa (HTML | PDF)

I am
Amnesia I
Amnesia II
Amnesia III
Amnesia IV

Zhang Er, trans. Rachel Levitsky (HTML | PDF)

Puppet Bones
Lecture on the Mother Image
Cleaning the Impossible
The Pretty Men of Rome
Now on the Question of Inheritance
One Just Divorced and the Other Just Married
The Song
Memorandum for the Not Yet Born

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