Kirby Wright

Veteran Poet - 1,180 Points (Honolulu, Hawaii)

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KIRBY WRIGHT was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is a graduate of Punahou School in Honolulu and the University of California at San Diego. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Wright has been nominated for five Pushcart Prizes and is a past recipient of the Honolulu Weekly Nonfiction Award, the Jodi Stutz Memorial Prize in Poetry, the Ann Fields ... more »

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  • ''LOVE IS A TOUGH, EVER-HOPEFUL THING, NOT EASILY DESTROYED.''
    From MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA: Summers on the Lonely Isle
  • ''NOW IS HISTORY AS FAST AS THE MIND REMEMBERS.''
    Kirby Wright
  • ''FOR THE FIRST TIME I REALIZED ADULTS COULD BACK THEMSELVES INTO CORNERS SO REMOTE THAT LOVE, OR ITS MEMORY, COULD NO LONGER REACH THEM.''
    from the book MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA by Kirby Wright
  • ''If you break you can learn self-repair, even when your heart is shattered.''
    Kirby Wright
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  • Kirby Wright Kirby Wright (5/26/2016 12:12:00 PM)

    I just received and accepted a Writer's Residency in Finland!

  • Kirby Wright Kirby Wright (2/17/2016 10:01:00 PM)

    Actually, Opening Night is Feb.20th,2016 in Manhattan.

  • Kirby Wright Kirby Wright (2/3/2016 7:23:00 PM)

    Kirby's OPENING NIGHT IN NEW YORK: FEB.21st,2016

  • Kirby Wright Kirby Wright (1/15/2016 1:34:00 PM)

    My first play will appear on a New York City stage in February 2016.

  • Kirby Wright Kirby Wright (7/19/2015 3:16:00 PM)

    Kirby Wright will be filming in Hollywood this September 2015.

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Best Poem of Kirby Wright

30 Years Between Letters

Words from an old flame
Sunrise the past

The time of immortality
When the future

Was not reduced
But expansive as ocean

At sunset
Where you embraced

In a green flash
You would never see again

And believed in fire
Beyond the sea of shadows.

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