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Daryl Muranaka

Muranaka Daryl

Daryl Muranaka lives in Massachusetts with his family. In his spare time, he enjoys aikido and taijiquan and exploring his children’s dual heritages. He has full-length collection, Hanami (Aldrich Press, 2015), available on Amazon.  

You can read more about him at www.darylmuranaka.com.



Daryl's microchap & selected poem are available below. 

Origami Microchap

Selected Poem(s)

Workout Diary: Day 70



Workout Diary CVR Daryl Muranaka

Cover: Injured Pinky

by Lauri Burke 



Bench Press


I am not Batman
I am not Batman
I say to myself
flat on my back
as the barbell
rises and falls.
This weight—
the weight of the world—
is enough.
I don’t need the phantom
city to worry about too.

Daryl Muranaka © 2017