Unfinished business / New Zealand-born dreams / Whakapapa / Some modern poetry from Western Samoa
Strickson-Pua, Muamua Sofi
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Citation:Strickson-Pua, M.S. (2018). Unfinished business / New Zealand-born dreams / Whakapapa / Some modern poetry from Western Samoa. Whanake: the Pacific Journal of Community Development, 4(1), 55-63. Unitec ePress. ISSN 2423-009X. Retrieved from: http://www.unitec.ac.nz/epress
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4345
Poetry from Mua Strickson-Pua, an Aotearoa-born Samoan Chinese poet, short story writer, artist, story-teller, comedian, freestyle rapper, social commentator and ordained Presbyterian PIC minister. Aiga Pua from Papa Sataua Savaii, and Purcell from Malaela, Upolu, Samoa. He is married to Linda, father to Ejay and Feleti (of Nesian Mystik fame), Papa to Reuben, Wilco, Jayda, Chloe, Dremayer, Cheden and Jane Filemu. His first collection of poetry, Matua, was published by Pohutukawa Press in 2006. Matua is the first installment of Strickson-Pua’s ‘New Zealand born’ trilogy to be followed by Fiapoko: Confessions of a Brown Bourgeoisie later in 2018, and Fofoga Samoa 2: New Zealand born calling.