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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague

Total posts: 1841
Posted:************************

E RERE TAKU POI

E rere taku poi
Mauria atu ra
Nga riri o te motu
E papaki mai nei
Ko toku aroha
Me kawe ki te tau
Kia atu kia hoki mai
Kia atu ki hoki mai

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( Fly my poi
Carried over
The hostile island
The beating of
My love
Carry to my beloved
With a message to return
With a message to return )

Mori song for everybody who love Poi as much as me .....


POI THEO(R)IST

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Malcolm
SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003

Malcolm

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Total posts: 998
Posted:Thanks Richee,

Very beautiful poi song

Malcolm


"May your balls always burn"

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Kali
BRONZE Member since Apr 2002

member
Location: Berlin, Germany

Total posts: 577
Posted:That was cool!


Beauty is the conscious sum of all our perversions.-Salvador DaliHope without action is hopeless.

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dromepixie


dromepixie

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Location: Florida

Total posts: 1463
Posted:Cheers love, nice song and well sung!
Drome


JUGGLEwithyourmind!

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N8


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Location: NY, USA

Total posts: 336
Posted:Well met. Very soothing.

Care of other people's approval and you become their prisoner.Live fully, Rave wholly.Fluid are the movements of my strings...

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FireMikeZ


FireMikeZ

Laguna dude
Location: Laguna, California, US

Total posts: 1438
Posted:yes, well sung Richee!

where did it come from?

~ Mikie


molten cheers,

~ FireMike

FireMikeZ@yahoo.com (personal messages welcome, no promo spam, please!)
Laguna, California, US

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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:A native Hawai'ian friend of mine told me that Polynesian poetry tends to be very suggestive and erotic. Basically, to catch the meaning, she says that you have to "listen with the sickest mind you can."

Hence, "beating of my love" should be taken quite...sickly.


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Rick aka Loki
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Rick aka Loki

member
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Total posts: 134
Posted:Beautiful stuff.

I'm sending a set of poi to my partner in Italy this month, and I think I'll be sending that along with them. Perfect.

Where did the song come from?

p.s. what does the thread title mean, Kapura Wera?

[ 30 October 2002, 11:32: Message edited by: Rick ]


-Rick aka Loki
oh, man, a signature?... uuh... this is like coming across wet cement... uuh, shoot, I had something clever I was saving... I hope I don't run out of sp

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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague

Total posts: 1841
Posted:FreMke - http://www.maori.org.nz/kapahaka/
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Rick - KPURA WERA - fire heart


POI THEO(R)IST

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FireMikeZ


FireMikeZ

Laguna dude
Location: Laguna, California, US

Total posts: 1438
Posted:Richee, thank you!

i hadn't even begun looking in earnest, but very much wanted to find sites like this one, to fill out the maori tradition behind poi and to connect it to the beautiful old lore. know that i greatly appreciate this reference, will absorb what i find there, and will put it to good active use broadening the connections and heritage-sense of fire artists wherever i can.

and KPURA WERA's meaning, wow, that's a twist on the name i was given as storyteller, as apprentice to Brother Blue (Dr. Hugh Morgan Hill), official storyteller of Boston!

~ Mikie/ Brother Heartfire

[ 31 October 2002, 18:01: Message edited by: FreMke ]


molten cheers,

~ FireMike

FireMikeZ@yahoo.com (personal messages welcome, no promo spam, please!)
Laguna, California, US

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