New Poetry Collection

I’m happy to say that my collection of poetry Tellings of Aloha: Songs from Hawai‘i is now available on Amazon:

Time Lesson 8: Forgetting

Those wet clothes discovered in the washing machine, that strong smell of mildew calling my attention.More than a bare cupboard, … More

Maternity Leave

He was almost to the hospital lobby when the blackout happened.  Fortunately, as does nearly every hospital, Queen’s has a back-up … More

Friends (700)

Without hesitation, Chan said, “No.  I trust Bobby with my life.  There’s always concern about dirty cops, but it could be anyone … More

Dreams (500)

David Chan dreamt of his wife Elaine less often than he wished.  It had been six years since she’d died.  He dreaded … More

Mom (200)

My parents gave up on each other when I was five, and my mom raised me alone.  She died just after … More