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A Poem for Sunday: Sky-bursters

I wrote this poem while sitting through a church service in Tonga, at the Siasi Uesiliana Tauataina (Free Wesleyan Church) in Fakakai, Ha’apai. “Sky-burster” is the literal translation of a word in Tongan (palangi) meaning foreigner – so named because, according … Continue reading

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Puke Loi pe Puke Mo’oni?

Meet the children of Ha’ano Government Primary School classes four, five and six.  In this clip, I introduce each of the students present, and we discuss the health of an absent student named Lu’isa.  Her classmates carry on a debate … Continue reading

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