How Kerenga came to give Munomo to his big brother

Past, present and future


An entry in the Crocodile Prize
Kina Securities Award for Poetry

His quest for evolution of humanity society and ethics - Socrates
His disciple loved him for who he was and what he learned - Plato
Socrates and Plato influenced him - Aristotle
Together they laid a foundation for modern ideals

His quest to be radical, to serve humanity to the cross - Jesus
Her quest to be his disciple among the poor - Mother Theresa
His quest to have, lived and share peace - Mahatma Gandhi
His quest for the freedom, he landed in prison - Mandela
Together they laid a foundation for freedom’s ideals

His quest for his people brought them West - Michael Somare
His tribesmen Chan, Okuk and others pursued similar dreams
They learnt the rules, landed in parliament and became politicians
Together they laid a foundation for Melanesian democracy

His quest for a taste of life in the plantations - Nembare
His quest to work, marry, divorce, remarry - Witne
His quest to live life, past, present and future - Bomai
His quest for the descendants to find a name
Together they laid a foundation for the future. 


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Philip G Kaupa

Yalkuna...bolnga win pami oh...wai wen!

Joe Kuman

So Creative, Yalkuna!

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