Cliff Jumping

One of the allures in Wai'anapanapa State Park in Maui is the natural beauty of the black sand beaches mixed in with age-old lava rock, whose stories I am sure stretch well beyond the depths of the South Pacific waters.  As it turned out during our brief visit to the park, a group of twenty-something …

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Blue Autumn

I look in the mirror, A fait accompli, First step completed, Swimsuit on--tee-hee! I enter the pool deck area, The smell of chlorine overwhelms, My knees feel weak, This is out of my realm. The green-blue hue summons, I bravely answer the call, One stair at a time, I trepidatiously enter its wet thrall. "Breathe, …

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