WRITINGS

BOOKS

Thirst: A novella of Desire
Thirst is novella about one man’s journey to redemption and forgiveness. In this surreal story, one man spends 400 years in caring for the sick and dying of war to find peace.
Journal of the Plague: Living and Working with AIDS
A memoir of working with AIDS patients on an end stage AIDS ward in a Veterans hospital in NYC in the first moments of the AIDS epidemic. Namaya am RN tells the story of the men, the people on the ward, and their struggles
God Sex Politics
God.Sex.Politcs – Poems and stories celebrating the intersection of God- Sex -Politics
Celebrate Life: Viva La Vida
Celebrate Life: Viva La Vida – Humorous stories, poignant tales, poems that celebrate life, love, travel, relationships, and his neighbors told by the great story teller Namaya who is described as a “A Vermont Treasure.” by Vermont Life Publisher David Haskins. As you read this book, you will be immersed in the belief that our lives are precious and glorious, to be savored and shared.

KEY POEMS

Malika Ai Jazeera
A fable-like the Odyssey of a sailor whose ships have been wrecked and he finds his way to shore, as he is greeted and loved by Malika Al Jazeera, the Queen of the Islands.
Vietnam Generation
Iconic poem based on Namaya’s experience as a Veteran of the Vietnam Era. This poem and the subsequent large art project is as one reviewer said, “A profound and moving elegy on the Vietnam war”
Jazz Ku Bop

CD of the definitive Jazz Ku poems that seek to explore the melodic introspections of jazz and word

Vermont My Home

PLAYS

Beatnik Cafe: A Musical Review of the Jazz Beat Generation

A play of the Jazz Beat Generation by Namaya. It explores the story of Charlie Parker, Jack Kerouac and this golden age of Jazz in the late 1940’s produced off off Broadway in NY and New England.

Four Prophets: Jesus Mohammed Moses and Satan Meet in Public Restroom
War is a Racket
Memoria Halbar Dignidad from Chile

ESSAYS

Jazz Ku Bop

CD of the definitive Jazz Ku poems that seek to explore the melodic introspections of jazz and word