Haiku – Cheer/Call – Ronovan Prompt

‘Call on me,’ You say
For there is fullness of joy
Found in Your presence

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‘Collaborative Cascading Haiku’ (Tribute to New Zealand/Aotearoa)

Te Reo (Maori language) used in this poem
Mana= Power
Te Atua= God
Aotearoa[Ao-te-a-ro-a]= Maori name for New Zealand (some translations have this to mean ‘land of long white cloud’ but this is not a literal translation)
Kiwi = a native flightless bird and one of our national symbols

Land of Long White Cloud
Hear thunder roar from our shores
Torrents of Mana
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