Walled-out

You speak in a twisted tongue, Reeking of lost patience and effortlessly ‘won’ arguments Your words form themselves, Plump and juicy, ripening with the comfort of knowing you are not outnumbered        overlooked           unheard I watch, ever the outsider, straining my foolish little eyes to trace the curvature of your practiced tongue, so accustomed it, to…

Dancing into the Hawaiian Culture

Four years ago, Erin Murashige joined Hui O ‘Imiloa – Hawai’i Club at UCLA, hoping to ease homesickness as well as continuing to practice Hula, a traditional Hawaiian dance she has learned since she was four years old. Now president of the club, Erin says that it has about fifty to seventy members that actively…