The Great War of 1914-18 and the Second World War of 1939-45, told in the words of some of the most immediate and moving poetry in the language - a tribute to the triumph of the human spirit over the desolation and waste of war. This collection includes many of the most famo... read more
You cannot burn awayWhat has always been aflameWILD EMBERS explores the fire that lies within every soul, weaving words around ideas of feeling at home in your own skin, allowing yourself to heal and learning to embrace your uniqueness with love from t... read more
Poetry New Zealand Yearbook, 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. This issue features the winning entries of the Poe... read more
From Rupi Kaur, the top ten Sunday Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. Illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising and blooming. It is a celebration of love in all ... read more
The poems in Handwriting, Michael Ondaatje's most recent collection, are memories of Sri Lanka: the rituals and traditions, history and geography, the smells and tastes and colours of his first home. Here are sunless forests, cattle-bells, stilt-walkers 'with the movement of prehistoric ... read more
milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. milk... read more
This genre-bending new book of poetry and short fiction from non-conformist Rotoma writer Keith Nunes changes the skyline of New Zealand literature. At times whimsical and enchanting, others bewildering and disturbing this volume will not sit comfortably in any niche. The c... read more
Book of poetry by a New Zealand poet.
In an age of over-dramatization and hype, the poetry of Stu Bagby demonstrates restrained intelligence and quiet craft skills. This, his first collection in seven years, contemplates kin and place with an extremely sharp eye and a mature feel for language.
LORNA STAVELEY ANKER was born in 1914. She used to joke that this was the cause of the First World War. In truth, the poems in this fine collection reveal her as New Zealand’s first woman war poet.
There are poems here that arise from her childhood memories of Kaiser Bill. Th... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Non-Illustrated Book 2010.|
Twelve months of a laureate: in 2008 Michele Leggott wrote a poem a week to record her term as the inaugural New Zealand Poet Laureate. In her new collection of poems Mirabile Dictu ('mi.rah.buh.lay dik.tu' - Wonderful to relate; amazing to say), she relates the wonders of those 12 mo... read more
Subjects: Poetry, EnglishNotes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be numerous typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes.When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the book there.
|Author:||Dante, translated by Clive James|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Costa Book of the Year 2014.|
"Finally I realised that I had been practising for this job every time I wrote a quatrain ...I had spent all this time - the greater part of a lifetime - preparing my instruments" The Divine Comedy is the precursor of modern literature, and Clive James's new translation - his life's w... read more