1 sunset paints day’s walls eyes shining, gifts they gave us four bird songs linger 2 sea reflecting cloud words on pages sign their names Iwas cry return 3 water lights drifting glimpsing those outlined in stars cranes against the moon
Soft trade winds gentle fan the budding coffee rows, The sapphire depths, the taste, and Hanapepe’s lights. In waters soft as resting lovers’ spent delights, The day goes down in subtle flares as hard night grows.
On Poipu’s sheltered reef, a fleeting glimpse excites, Its muscled length extends then disappears again, The rounded lips above the mouth, its light contain, And deepest pleasure find, as our pursue invites.
How we devote our full employ, our end obtain. ...