Can I Get A Connection?


Drafted laws. Too dry.

Can I get a connection?

Made them alive with fiction.

Did you cry when the boy died?

Now do we have a connection?

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Poem, 7/18/2018 –

#poem #poems #poetry #writing #creativewriting #books #novels #fiction #laws #words #stories #storytelling

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Meeting & Working at Waikele Country Club


Working after a breakfast meeting at Waikele Country Club. Such a relaxing location!

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#work #business #law #macbookpro #macbook #laptop #waikelecountryclub #waikele #hawaii #mindfulness #gratitude

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Our Intuition as Guidance


Our intuition will give us a feeling of expanding or contracting. That good feeling like I’m expanding is when I go with it. If I feel very uncomfortable like I’m contracting, I don’t go with it. There are times when I go against my intuition, and my gut feelings get revealed by future events. No matter what, we will figure things out.

#intuition #gutfeeling #prediction

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Keep Going


It was extremely dark when I left. I knew where I was heading, but I was afraid. Then the beautiful moon appeared behind me, lighting up the sky, as if it was telling me to keep going.

#creativewriting #writing #art #stories #fiction #nonfiction

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The Sun Will Return


Flip the switch for light.

Sometimes it doesn’t turn on.

The sun will return.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem #142, 7/6/2018 –

#poem #poems #poetry #haiku #haikupoem #haikupoetry #writing #creativewriting

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My Laptop and I.


Many days, it’s just my laptop and I, as we stare at one another, working together for a different tomorrow.

#work #hustle #sacrifice #dailygrind #grind #productivity #daybyday #stepbystep #mabookpro #friends #myfriend #apple

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The Happier We Are, The More We Can Do.


The happier we are, the more we can do. Take care of one another.

#business #entrepreneurship #law #life #relationships #career #productivity #grind #starbucks #compassion #empathy #teamwork

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