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Primingthepump Exercise
It's hard to write cold.

Morning at Kanuikapono Charter School, Anahole, Kauai
Our morning at Kanuikapono Charter School in Anahole, Kauai Going to Kauai is like going home.

BOGO goes to Kauai: Mahalo Kanuikapono
It was a first for the BOGO (Buy One Get One Unreal Deal) Authors: a charter school on the island of Kauai.

The Great BR Year of the Ram/Sheep Writing Contest : )
As we do every year of the contest, we will take March off in order to recover from Chinese New Year.

Ku'u Home
Yesterday the renshi poets gave a reading of a powerpoint created by Christy based on Ku'u Home, the theme chosen for the 6th,7th and 8t

From BAMBOO RIDGE Issue Number 103, BEYOND GREEN TEA AND GRAPEFRUIT, Poems and Stories by Gail N. Harada
Triggers for February: 1. that’s how she got the name 2. tried unsuccessfully not to start crying again 3. was this a good sign 4.

From BAMBOO RIDGE ISSUE Number 102, `EWA WHICH WAY, a novel by Tyler Miranda
Triggers for January: 1. we went straight to doing chores 2. I still thought about Halloween 3. I rolled my eyes 4.

From BAMBOO RIDGE Issue Number 101, THE NANJING MASSACRE: POEMS, by Wing Tek Lum
Triggers for January: 1. responding to heaven 2. we would without question be victorious 3. in the same situation 4.

From BAMBOO RIDGE Issue Number 99, THREE YEARS ON DOREEN’S SOFA, by Lee Cataluna
Triggers for December: 1. that’s uncalled for 2. all she cared about 3. I was a changed man 4. Shoot. I am there 5.

Events

Sunday, March 08, 2015 2:00 PM
BRENDA KWON at Native Books
Saturday, March 21, 2015 9:00 AM
Cane Haul Road Seconds Sale
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:00 PM
NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION TO BAMBOO RIDGE ISSUE #108
Saturday, May 02, 2015 10:00 AM
HAWAI‘I BOOK AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
Sunday, May 03, 2015 10:00 AM
HAWAI‘I BOOK AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Bamboo Shoots

The Blue Stone of Blarney
Published by EIJI | Wednesday, March 04, 2015 3:29 PM
poem I wrote with the prompt "something Irish" 388 word count year of the horse contest entry. One of my poems in "Me Light Side" chapter of my life...
The Great BR Year of the Ram/Sheep Writing Contest : )
Published by BAMBOO BUCKAROO | Sunday, March 01, 2015 4:32 AM
White Rabbit
Published by LPUAHALA | Friday, February 06, 2015 7:27 PM
My lucky great-grandparent visits (word count: 264)
Hanafuda Moon
Published by PIIHONUA | Tuesday, February 03, 2015 12:17 PM
waiting for hanami...screeches past, laughing
What Real Men Do
Published by LANNING | Monday, February 02, 2015 7:36 PM
February Year of the Horse Writing Contest entry. 1474 words.
Hanging Out
Published by RBIBEAU | Saturday, January 31, 2015 7:10 PM
Year of the Horse Writing Contest for February : )
Published by BAMBOO BUCKAROO | Friday, January 30, 2015 5:03 AM
the wayside inn
Published by EIJI | Thursday, January 15, 2015 10:31 AM
where the blue and red day-lilies grow; a poem from my past; little bit of everything from a samurai warrior at heart 18+ jan year of horse entry 903 word count