Poems and Haiku's from the Heart

A Book of Poems and Haiku's (Japanese Poems), for all to enjoy

by Marie M. Kaikuana-Maxwell



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/4/2004

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 132
ISBN : 9781418488321

About the Book

In Poems and Haiku’s from the Heart, Marie M Kaikuana-Maxwell a native of Hawaii; writes about her culture/heritage, military background, her love of sports, martial arts background, and most importantly family.


The author gives a lot of pertinent information on poetry.  She states the different types of Elements and the kinds/types of poetry.  She gives you tips/points on how or where to begin writing your own poems.  As well as a little history on poetry.  She also explains/compares the Haiku (Japanese Poetry) to everyday poetry.  She even encourages everyone to read more and start writing their own books.

About the Author

Marie was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii.  After graduating from High School, Hawaii Community College, and the University of Hawaii; she served six and a half years in the United States Army.  She instructed physical fitness, combat readiness, and Leadership training.  She also worked undercover for military intelligence/counterintelligence.  Her main hobbies were softball, volleyball and track and field.  She also instructed the Hawaiian Hula Dance as well as various art forms in the martial arts field.  She received a certificate from the Institute of Children’s Literature in December of 1997.  She is currently married and lives in Michigan.  She has a wonderful son, she gained a wonderful husband, seven step children, fish, a turtle, and a spoiled dog! (Great Dane)