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Girl with a Bagi

written by: Jordan Dean

@jdean.tony

 

I am mesmerized with your fragrance
You shine as brightly as the sun
Your shadows are as pretty as the moon

Your figure sparkles like the eastern star
You walk elegantly like a pacific princess
Her hair is curly like the ocean waves

Around your neck,
Is a pearl necklace
Of our native Milne Bay
Where the sun rises

You’re the daughter of the ocean
My Goddess Aphrodite
And the choice of my parents
I worship you with my eyes

 

NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR:
Bagi: traditional shell necklace

Jordan Dean

Jordan Dean

Jordan Dean was born on June 12, 1984 on Fergusson Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. He did his primary & secondary education in Alotau, PNG. He first studied for a Bachelor of Arts (Literature & Journalism) at the University of Papua New Guinea. He withdrew from the course in second year, 2004 and decided to take accounting and management.
He currently works with the Papua New Guinea (Research), Science and Technology Secretariat in Port Moresby.
He is the author of ‘Tattooed Face: A collection of Poems’ (2016) and ‘Follow the Rainbow: Selected Poems’ (2016).
Jordan Dean

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