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By Cresswell, Mary; Illustrated by Slade Robinson, Nikki
Satiric verse dealing with life in the workplace, with the ups and downs of romance, and with life in general; verbal caricatures of familiar faces and all-too-familiar situations.
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By Cresswell, Mary
Mary Cresswell's poetry looks at memory and loss via a variety of structures, and often with humour. She uses images of the Pacific to illustrate much of her work, using not only her admiration for islands (tropic through subantarctic) but also her own journey from California to ...New Zealand.Read more
Every day we find ourselves in many spaces - green fields, force fields, playing fields, battlefields, left field or right field - where the ground rules differ and it's important to stay aware of the differences.
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Mary Cresswell is at her imaginative best in this new collection, built from her experiments with the ghazal, a traditional form, which she first met via the work of Agha Shahid Ali and Mimi Khalvati. The poems are presented as an intellectual challenge to students of the ghazal ...and glosa forms, encouraging them to develop their own craft.Read more
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