Kimberly Burnham

Silver Star - 3,688 Points (July 21,1957 / Provo, Utah)

Peace Is Riak Good - Poem by Kimberly Burnham

Riak is good
in the extinct language of Pazéh
or Pazih

Pan Jin-yu the last native speaker
died in 2010 age 96
in Taiwan

Makariak is peaceful
and friendly to each other
which is good

Maxariak
is to be rich
or to become good

Riak a midem
sleeps well
so that you can

Bu riak
do good will do
in the

Riak a dali
fine weather
for planting

Tun ka riak
a good plant tall and hardy
grown well and

Riak a ka-kan-en
good to eat
in the company of friends

Topic(s) of this poem: good, peace, peace day, peaceful, plants

Form: Prose Poem


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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 23, 2018



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