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Edited by Jansen, Adrienne; Arnot, Clare; Devinda, Danushka; Hollis, Wesley
Poems by 46 writers from 29 countries, about coming to New Zealand as migrants or refugees.
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By Jansen, Adrienne
A girl carries a tray of eggs on her fingertips, a man plays a cello in a field, a woman buys a carpet sweeper - these moments of everyday life are deceptively simple. Underneath, something else is going on - a sense of mystery, an awareness of impending death, a wry view of huma...n nature. Some of these poems tell a story, some offer an insight, some offer a moment of lyrical beauty. Together, they invite the reader to pause, pay attention, and listen.Read more
By Harris, Trish
"A poetry book written from a patient's perspective after a prolonged stay in the hospital following orthopaedic surgery. It details short interactions with staff and other patients, as well as small observations of daily life"--Publisher information.
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