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 Poetry

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Poetry Category 2003. Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Montana Medal for Non-Fiction 2003.

Winner, Montana New Zealand Book Awards, 2003 (Poetry Section & Reader's Choice). Glenn Colquhoun'?s The Art of Walking Upright won the 2000 Montana NZ best first book award for poetry.
He has also published a children'?s book and An Explanation of Poetry to my Father, which so... read more

Playing God
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 Poetry

By 1972, when James K Baxter died aged just 46, his colourful life and distinctive poetry had captured the imagination of New Zealanders as no literary figure before him. Selected Poems of James K Baxter, is a new generous and authoritative selection of Baxter's vers... read more

Selected Poems of James K Baxter
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 Poetry

Series:Poetry Library

With an Introduction by Donald McFarlan.Robert Burns, the most celebrated of all Scottish poets, is remembered with great devotion - his birthday on 25th January provokes fervour and festivity among Scots and many others the world over. Born in 1759 into miserable... read more

The Collected Poems of Robert Burns
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 Poetry

Series:Faber Poetry Ser.

As a poet, editor and essayist, T. S. Eliot was one of the defining figures of twentieth century poetry. This selection, which was made by Eliot himself, includes many of his most celebrated works, including "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and "The Waste Land". Oth... read more

Selected Poems by T. S. Eliot
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 Poetry

Series:Faber Poetry Ser.

W. B. Yeats (1865-1939) was not only Ireland's greatest poet but one of the most influential voices in world literature in the twentieth century. His extraordinary work, in the words of this volume's editor Seamus Heaney, encourages us to be more resolutely and abundantly alive, whatever ... read more

W.B. Yeats
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 Poetry

Reading Level:Near Fine

Through Slip Stream, Paula Green is interested in how to balance a challenging experience against the continuation of everyday life, and proposes small distractions and coping strategies solving cryptic crossword puzzles, for example, the mock-clues of which are scattered through the poe... read more

Slip Stream
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 Poetry

Series:Poetry Library

Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson may fairly be regarded as Australia's national poet. 'Waltzing Matilda', 'Clancy of the Overflow' and 'The Man from the Snowy River' still strike a chord in the hearts of Australians wherever they may be, evoking, as they do, the rough life and ... read more

The Works of Banjo Paterson
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 Poetry

Reading Level:Very Good

In Backroads, Sam Hunt looks back on the life that has seen him become one of  New Zealand's best-loved poets. For over 40 years he has lived off his wits as a full-time poet, always writing, and tirelessly performing through the length and breadth of New Zealan... read more

Backroads: Charting a Poet's Life
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 Poetry

Series:Poet to Poet S.

In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing... read more

Gerard Manley Hopkins: Poems Selected by John Stammers
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New Zealanders are lovers of gardens and poetry and this beautiful volume brings these two passions together, in a treasury of 88 moving and arresting poems, chosen by respected anthologist and poet Harvey McQueen and accompanied by outst... read more

The Earth's Deep Breathing : Garden Poems by New Zealand poets
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 Poetry

Reading Level:very good

An attractive and accessible poetry collection from talented NZ writer Sarah Quigley. Exploring love, Germany (where she had a writing fellowship) and the life of a writer, these works show her gentle reflective wit and a nice sense of a poem

Love in a Bookstore or Your Money Back
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 Poetry

Reading Level:very good

Poet and performer Sam Hunt first became aware of the poems of James K Baxter as a schoolboy. Aged 14, he was strapped for reciting Baxter's poem 'Evidence at the Witch Trials' in an English lesson (one of the final in a series of events resulting in his expulsion from college).... read more

James K. Baxter: Poems
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