Okinawa stories, books, poems, and more

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Article / Editorial and Opinion

September 17, 2022

Reads: 177

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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Support for independence in Okinawa Read More

Tags: usa, japan, okinawa

A book of English 5-7-5 haiku about the life and trials of lost, abandoned, and feral cats on the island of Okinawa. Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

November 11, 2021

While many training and performance concepts are mentioned briefly when training in almost any karate or martial art system, they are seldom defined in simple, practical, easily-applied terms that make a discernible difference in the understanding and performance of the practitioner. The older, original UechiRyu performance style of 100 years… Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This short story takes you back to the year 1935 and explores young Miyagi's life. Before he left for America and befriended Daniel during the 80s, Miyagi had his own teen story and love interest which resulted in him making enemies with his pal Sato. Just what exactly happened between… Read More

Reads: 346

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Reminiscing about my time in the Service Read More

Tags: memoir, okinawa

Short Story / Non-Fiction

January 17, 2021

Reads: 814

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Young Marine discovers new friends and a new culture far from home. Read More

Tags: culture, okinawa

On 27 March 1945 the MD USS Nevada BB-36 was attacked by Japanese Kamikaze and shore guns off Okinawa. Seven of the 11 men killed have been identified. Read More

Reads: 453

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

After having spent the last three years of my life I have to say Okinawa, Japan - well Japan in general really - really believes in their ghosts and haunted places. For your information, Japanese locals actually believe that by tearing down a 'haunted house/building' you actually let the 'ghostly… Read More
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