Get your own Booksie page | Edit

Booksie Home

Home | Publish | Read | Writers |

James Gagiikwe



Booksie Address: http://www.booksie.com/James_Gagiikwe
Country: Australia
Favorite book: The Poems of Robert Frost and Dylan Thomas, and anything by Tom Clancy
Member Since: Nov 19, 2007

Featured Writing

James_Gagiikwe

GRULLA in the SEDGE on WICKEN FEN

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 9, 2009
Wicken Fen: UK Wetland conservation Grulla= horse color...

Little Mairi of the Sea

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 9, 2009
A fishing vessel in drydock. Mairi bheag= Little Mary

Writing Portfolio

Mountain Dulcimer at Dogwood Time

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Mar 25, 2009
Toomstones in the Shenandoah Valley

My Arboreal Senses Born Deciduous

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Mar 25, 2009
Longing for autmnal colours

Widowmaker on Henderson Ridge

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 10, 2009
Respect for Firefighters risking their lives in the...

GRULLA in the SEDGE on WICKEN FEN

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 9, 2009
Wicken Fen: UK Wetland conservation Grulla= horse color...

4711

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 9, 2009
Aroma memories

Little Mairi of the Sea

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 9, 2009
A fishing vessel in drydock. Mairi bheag= Little Mary

Mori no Kotoba

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 9, 2009
Mori no Kotoba = Words of the woods

428 Delta Lake Road

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 9, 2009
Shunpiking

Amnesis Would Cry

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 9, 2009
Some senility is useful,

KLAUFI and the SKOGSRUSS

Novel by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jul 28, 2008
The Saga of Ragnfridr Hallbjornsdottir. Chapter 1, 2 and...

On a rainy Sunday

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jun 15, 2008
Truth versus experience

NAGADAWASO

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jun 12, 2008
Crimes against Humanity. A century of Canadian government...

All These Be Poetry

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jun 10, 2008
Meditation on poetry

SHIPWRECK

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: May 23, 2008
Shipwrecks

NORTHERN PRAIRIE

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: May 23, 2008
Wheat harvest in US/CANADA

GMF

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: May 23, 2008
Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods

Down Encino Way

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Apr 19, 2008
Bullwinkle J. Moose of Frostbite Falls, Minnesota.

CONSERVATORY

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Apr 19, 2008
Broken and forgoten historic photographs

"Language is the mirror of a people"

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Apr 19, 2008
Loss of minor languages is a universal loss

Authenticity

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 13, 2008
contending for the authentic

Sacred Words

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 13, 2008
faith versus mere religion

When coming unaware

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 13, 2008
memories

Hatchling

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 13, 2008
Praeying Mantis

Ultimate Chameleon

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 11, 2008
love poem

Thermals

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 10, 2008
thermal updrafts

Poetry?

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 10, 2008
What is poetry? Is this Poem poetry?

Syncopated Conversations

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Feb 10, 2008
Cafe conversations

Whistle of a distant train

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 31, 2008
Experiencing cancer

Scenes so Natural

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 30, 2008
Urban people need to be refreshed by natural incidents

Haiku Masquerade

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 29, 2008
First attempt at Haiku form

that low, hollow, heavy sound

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 26, 2008
that low, hollow, heavy sound that brings to mind the...

HIS WINTER WAR

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 26, 2008
Veteran suffering from PTSD

Trails of those who cry

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 26, 2008
Indian Removal Act and its consequences.

WIDOWER

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 26, 2008
Roses untended, hands crippled

An Ocean of Wind

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 22, 2008
The sea-like actions of trees in the wind.

The Pianist

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 21, 2008
Poem based on a painting of a pianist and his love...

Living Amish

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 20, 2008
Based on a painting of three girls playing with hoops.

We Walk the Wide Country

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 20, 2008
Poem contrasting Mount Rushmore with Souix culture.

Child of her agedness

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 18, 2008
The grief of a family over the necessary...

Ojibwe Autumn

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 17, 2008
This is not the Song of Hiawatha, Bro! It takes hard...

A Liberty of Wheels

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 15, 2008
Neighbourhood children learning how to ride their new...

I stand with you at edge of day

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 15, 2008
Enjoying a first pregnancy in winter time.

Nacht und Nebel

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 11, 2008
In memory of resisting European pastors and priests...

AVIAN CALLIGRAPHY

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 9, 2008
Watching vultures riding thermals in the afternoon.

The ASYLUM

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 9, 2008
working with temporary asylum seekers.

Bear-foot Phobia

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 8, 2008
"Silly old Bear," said Christopher Robin. Truth slighly...

Honeymoon

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 8, 2008
Honey moon in the Maine wilderness

The Azusa Maru

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 8, 2008
What might have happened if Japan had had atomic weapons...

IRENICON Author's Notes

Novel by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 6, 2008
Explanatory notes

IRENICON Final Part

Novel by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 6, 2008
First Contact

IRENICON part 6

Novel by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 6, 2008
Surviving and continuing

IRENICON Part 5

Novel by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 6, 2008
tests of character

Ah. Poor Alice

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 6, 2008
A lite look at the 2008 US elections

On Political Correctness and Dumbing-Down

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 5, 2008
Don't fall into the trap of using language to please your...

Mentor

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 5, 2008
Influence of a Welsh poet.

Sharing the Wonderment of Words

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 5, 2008
How did I ever manage to write poems?

Origami

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 4, 2008
unplanned whimsey

Macrame

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 4, 2008
an unplanned knotted whimsey

KITE

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 2, 2008
"Go fly a kite" really is good advice, and good heart...

P.T.S.D.

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 2, 2008
Russo-Finnish War. A Metaphor.

der Ambos und der Hammer chapter 6

Novel by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 1, 2008
a battle at war's end, and an enlightning interrogation.

AUTIMOBILES, and a few trucks

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 1, 2008
Third part of TRAINS/PLANES/AUTOMOBILES

PLANES

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 1, 2008
DC-3. Second part of TRAINS/PLANES/AUTOMIBINES

High Summer Sunset

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 1, 2008
Created beauty of a summer's sunset.

First we let them die inside

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Jan 1, 2008
Spree killings are preventable. Love and relationship is...

Out of the Badlands of Her Life

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 31, 2007
making beauty out of ashes

TRAINS II

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 31, 2007
This is a Re-write........First part of a trilogy:...

I Hear Shevchenko Weeping

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 29, 2007
A poem about the Ukraine

Habitat of Coyotes

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 29, 2007
Abandoned Old Soldiers Home in Montana

A Triptych of Silences

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 28, 2007
Vietnam War Poetry. Phuc Toy Province.

MESSA-O

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 27, 2007
An Eastern Highlands Tribesman I once knew.

This was once my home

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 27, 2007
The four seasons of Michigan

There is Something Good

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 27, 2007
A humorous look at ageing

Come Young Poet - An Invitation

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 27, 2007
An invitation to young poets

The Long Valley

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 26, 2007
Gettysburg Battlefield, 3rd Day

Penname Anonymity

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 26, 2007
A satire on pen names and obscure poems. Don't take...

ONE COLONIAL DAY

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 26, 2007
Boxing Day in colonial Jamaica

LONG TAN 2006

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 25, 2007
40th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Vietnam...

Pet Rocks

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 24, 2007
A little whimsy

DRIFTWOOD

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 22, 2007
How does one construct a poem?

Poem to an Emo

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 21, 2007
hope for the sorrowing

SNOWED IN

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 19, 2007
Mid-west winter

Above Sunderland

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 18, 2007
Be aware of nature around you

At the TSI-KA-MA-GI

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 18, 2007
Battle of Chickamauga

To My Wife

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 17, 2007
When words are not enough I reach out and touch your face.

She learned to walk again today

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 13, 2007
Rape victim recovers dignity and self esteem.

INSIDE the GATES

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 13, 2007
prison life

CONSIDER THIS?

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 11, 2007
WHY ARE YOU HERE? WHAT ARE YOU HERE FOR?

The VOLUNTEER

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 10, 2007
TOUCHED BY ANOTHER'S DEATH

FLEETS IN!

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 8, 2007
American fleet in Fremantle Australia

The COED

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 7, 2007
Death of a college friend

The IRENICON Part 4

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 6, 2007
Security plans and two castaways

Friday Night - Perth Station

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 6, 2007
a gathering of our alienated and rejected teens

the DREAMCATCHER Final Part

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 5, 2007
A puzzle in a mystery as an MIA is found at last

The DREAMCATCHER Part 2

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 4, 2007
Who is this stranger? Where haas he come from?

An OZ DECEMBER MORNING

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 3, 2007
sensory impressions of a December Saturday morning

RAINS COMING LATE

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 2, 2007
in anticipation of the rain

DREAMCATCHER PART 1

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 2, 2007
A wounded stranger comes to a Roman villa in the Rhone...

Twice I've Played

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Dec 1, 2007
a reflection on genocide and racism

The IRENICON Part 2

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 29, 2007
The voyage of the exploration ship begins

Chapter 5 der Ambos und der Hammer

Novel by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 29, 2007
Protagonist is re-assigned to the German front in the...

der Ambos und der Hammer chapter 4

Novel by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 29, 2007
Bloodbath on the Pordenone Road, 1918. RAF planes attack...

der Ambos und der Hammer chapter 2

Novel by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 24, 2007
Chapter 2: 1917. Young American joins the Royal Flying...

ANGUS DEI

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 22, 2007
A meditation on the victory of the Lamb of God over...

The IRENICON Part 1

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 21, 2007
Story will be posted one section at a time: The...

The Aninversary

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 21, 2007
Former enemies come face to face years later to...

The Companion

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 20, 2007
An explosion in space sets an engineering officer adrift,...

der Ambos und der Hammer chapter 1

Novel by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 19, 2007
Chapter 1: Riga, Latvia 1912. Prologue to introduce some...

The Mamateek

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 19, 2007
Why are the village children not allowed into the Grey...

The Pomme Publican's Complaint

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 19, 2007
British Bartender's hipocritical complaint to a patron....

The ALABASTER TEARDROP

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 19, 2007
When is the future past, and the past the future? An...

REQUIEM in a SMALL TOWN

Poem by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 19, 2007
Viet Nam War poetry. Written for an Australian-speaking...

The Navajo Nation and the White Person Buzzard

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 19, 2007
Navajo police officer nearly killed during a plane crash...

Attention! Creation! By Kingdoms! Right Wheel!

Short Story by James Gagiikwe
Posted: Nov 19, 2007
Elderely Confederate Civil War veteran tells how he met...



G'Day from OZ . 

 Welcome to my virtual patio, take a chair and stay a while. Thanks for dropping by,

2009 - I'm back after a prolonged absence. Apologies to various folks.

Regards,

James Gagiikwe     [pronounced  'Ga-zhe-kw' ]

 

 

James Gagiikwe has 13 Fans

Comments

About | News | Contact | Your Account | BooksieSilk | TheNextBigWriter | Self Publishing | Advertise

© 2013 TheNextBigWriter, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Privacy Policy.