Frances H. Kakugawa
Hawai‘i Herald Columnist
Omoiyari . . . Think of others first and good karma will return to you. — Frances H. Kakugawa
It was a time of innocence . . .
Sitting on beds in college dorms,
Questioning, not the nature of our universe
Or that of mankind. They were questions
Not yet found in college texts.
“What kind of car do you want
Your next boyfriend to drive?”
“A sports car,” I said. “Preferably red.”
“A truck,” said someone born in Michigan.
“How about children?”
And we sat naming our children
Without chromosomes and half their DNA.
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