Remember

Remember

when you were young in spirit

venturing away

no cares of the world

only dreams of play

Remember

when your childlike exploits

were innocent and pure

adventerous and curious

confident and assured

Remember

when nothing could stop

that fire inside

the world was your oyster

intuition your guide

Remember

when your voice was enough

and your heart led the way

the noise of the world

never led you astray

Do you remember?

Going the Distance

A flock of seabirds

frolicking in the sand

mimicking one another

playing catch me if you can

As one takes off into the air

it’s joined by a dozen more

gliding over rippling waves

ready to explore

The vastness of the coral reefs

full of little surprises

landing to feed just a bit

as the morning sun arises

The group takes off in flight again

the tide begins to swirl

flying where the wind may take them

waking up the world

The Lavender Tree

There once stood a lavender tree

distinct from all the rest

it had no leaves nor bore no fruit

but thriving nonetheless

With roots deeply grounded

blanketed in the same green grass

unequal in beauty to it’s towering neighbors

but whose foundation could not surpass

The sturdiness of the lavender tree

with branches reaching open sky

seeking the affection of sunlit rays

kissed by invisible energy supply

Dreams

As sunset glistens upon the sand

and billowing waves flow hand in hand

long lost dreams resurface again

kept in safety

in the promised land

A desire within

that wants to be birthed

but timings not right

to see it’s full worth

Then out of the depths of ocean blue vaults

arises old dreams

once brought to a halt

That same passion, that same fervor

locked away long ago

more than can be imagined

when you see dreams start to grow

The Lovers



Sheltered by mountain veil

nourished by misty rains

an awakening of the heart of lehua

a blossom of flaming red

born of fire some have said

united in love to ʻōhiʻa

hearts forever entwined

fate predefined

his strength is what sustains her

But it is often said

plucking this blossom will bring ahead

misty rains

her tears are shed

separating the lovers ʻōhiʻa and lehua