Are you in the mood? I am. Let's put the kids down. Have a light dinner. Shower. Maybe not drink so much. And do that thing I would rather do with you than with anyone else. Lie in bed and look at our iPhones. Written with brilliant wit, sharp observation and a big dose of... read more
This book is the first to represent the full extent of Brian Turner's achievement as a poet, from his Commonwealth Poetry Prize-winning debut, Ladders of Rain, to poems written in 2018. One of New Zealand's most acclaimed and widely read contemporary poets, Turner is a pr... read more
Sam Hunt is New Zealand¿s best-known and, arguably, best-loved poet. Coming to it: Selected poems is the latest collection of Hunt¿s poems to be published. It is intended to replace both Doubtless: New and selected and Knucklebones: Poems 1962¿2012 (b... read more
|Reading Level:||Very Good|
Delving both into 'the worlds of the mind' and 'where he happens to be', Owen Marshall brings us poetry that is steeped in the Classics, history and literature, and yet is alive with the vivid particulars of damp duffle-coats and hot-air balloons, beer and bicy... read more
Hoard brings together poems Fleur Adcock had to keep under wraps for several years because they didn't suit the themes of her last two collections, The Land Ballot and Glass Wings. They include reflections on the tools of her trade (handwriting, typewriters), snatches of autobiography (a brief, i... read more
An anthology of new New Zealand verse, which first appeared in the popular Friday Poem slot in The Spinoff website. It features some of the most well-known and established names in New Zealand poetry as well as new, exciting writers. It is a showcase of New Zeal... read more
|Author:||Edited by Gerri Kimber and Claire Davison|
|Reading Level:||Near Fine|
This is the first complete edition of Katherine Mansfield's poetry, including 26 poems, dating from 1909-10, discovered by Gerri Kimber in the Newberry Library in Chicago in 2015.
This edition is made up of 217 poems, ordered chronologically, so that ... read more
You Know How a Catwill bring a mouse it hascaught and lay it at yourfeet so each morning Ibring you a poem thatI've written when I wokeup in the night as my tributeto your beauty &a promise of my love.-James LaughlinAcross the ages, cats have provided their adopted humans with compani... read more
Yes, flower bells rang right merry that day,When there was a marriage of flowers, they say. First published in 1905, Walter Crane's beautifully illustrated poem tells the delightful story of a wedding day. This beautiful facsimile edition, makes a perfect wedding, engagement or Valent... read more
|Awards:||Longlisted for the 2019 Mary and Peter Biggs Award for Poetry - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards|
Pushing against the boundaries of what poetry might be, Alison Glennys The Farewell Tourist is haunting, many-layered and slightly surreal.
In 'The Magnetic Process' sequence a man and a woman inhabit a polar world, adrift in zones of divergence, where dreams are filled wi... read more
TERRIFIC NEW NEW ZEALAND POETRYPoetry New Zealand, this country's longest-running poetry magazine, showcases new writing from New Zealand and overseas. It presents the work of talented newcomers as well as that of established voices.Issue #51 features 128 new poems, ... read more
Being Here is the first book to survey the entire span of Vincent O'Sullivan's poetry, from Bearings (1973) to new poems first published in this volume. On display is the full range of the wit, intellectual agility and arresting beauty of one of New Zealand literature's finest poets.