Paradise Understood

Poems from Paradise – Hawai’i, the Big Island. The islands have a rich history that mingles with its beauty. Danger and beauty still exist together. Enjoy the poem!

Lauipala fish

Paradise Understood

Schooling with Lau’ipala
where Captain Cook is memorized
an apology of sorts
in the most beautiful snorkeling spot
flanked by goat-hurdled cliffs
and the great blue.
Green coral on the plunging precipice
colorful fish mingling
their nibbles auditable
oblivious to tragedy
or noon tsunami drills.
We paddle our yellow kayaks
dipping in for a dose of reef life
together
in Paradise
understood
for its hidden dangers. 

About createthedawn

Dawn’s calling is for her poetry to make our world a positive place. She believes in the power of poetry to process, to focus, to align, and to find our way to happiness and fulfillment. Thus, her pen-name is CreatetheDawn. Follow Dawn's work on this blog and in her books to help fill your world with wit, wisdom, and wonder.
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