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ysabetwordsmith From: ysabetwordsmith Date: January 16th, 2008 11:29 pm (UTC) (Link)

From the Creativewriter Community

writerwench posted this prompt:

I've got a really obscure topic for you - Tane the earth-god, who
separated his mother Papatuanuku the earth from Ranginui, the sky-god,
his father, and so created our world...
http://history-nz.org/maori9.html#creation

The legends of the Maori are many, various, and beautiful.

From it, I wrote a free verse poem, "Out of the Darkness," that uses this Maori myth to demonstrate the importance of letting go. 49 lines: Buy It Now $20
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