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 Poetry

In ransack, essa may ranapiri addresses the difficulty of assembling and understanding a fractured, unwieldy self through an inherited language - a language whose assumptions and expectations ultimately make it inadequate for such a task. These poems seek richer, less hierarchical sets of wo... read more

Ransack

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 Poetry

Author of the award-winning Letterbox Cat, Paula Green's bright new poems have grown out of titles collected from her fans: the children who follow her online at Poetry Box and curl up inside the covers of her books. These poems dash and dart, whisper and purr tell of tap-da... read more

Groovy Fish and other Poems

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 Poetry

In her new poetry collection How I Get Ready, Ashleigh Young fails to learn to drive, vanishes from the fossil record, and finally finishes writing a book.

How I Get Ready

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 Poetry

Reading Level:near fine

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

Brian Turner: Selected Poems

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 Poetry

Hadassah's book deals with themes of love, sex and depression and she describes it as: Politically it's about leaning in to the negative stereotypes projected onto women, and exploring what it means to embrace and humanize them. Personally it's about me working through the ... read more

How to Take off Your Clothes

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 Poetry

Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American writer and poet. Even though Gibran was considered a literary and political rebel, his works are still celebrated throughout the world. Gibran's most famous work is The Prophet.Includes the following:The Broken WingsSpirits RebelliousThe ForerunnerThe MadmanA Tear and a Smile

The Kahlil Gibran Collection
$34.99(NZD) inc GST

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 Poetry

Poetry New Zealand, this country's longest-running poetry magazine, showcasesnew writing from New Zealand and overseas. It presents the work of talented newcomers as well as that of established voices. Issue #53 features 130 new poems (including work by this year's f... read more

Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2019
$34.99(NZD) inc GST

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 Poetry

Queue up for a whistle-stop tour of trains of all kinds, narrated in lively verse and featuring dynamic retro artwork. Rows of grooves, cables, and bars.Graffiti rockin' out the cars.A badge of rust. A proud oil stain.There's nothin' plain about a train. Trains of a... read more

Clackety Track - Poems about Trains

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 Poetry

Fleur Adcock's Collected Poems is a landmark publication in the career of one of New Zealand's most significant writers, combining Poems 1960 - 2000 and four subsequent collections in one beautifully produced hardcover volume. Collected Poems will be published in Februar... read more

Collected Poems :  Fleur Adcock

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 Poetry

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... read more

Love Poems for Married People

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 Poetry

Celebrate nature every day of the year with 365 of the most beautiful poems ever written. From William Wordsworth's springtime daffodils and Christina Rossetti's birdsong to John Keats's autumnal odes and Longfellow's "Woods in Winter," these poems pay tribu... read more

A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year
$37.00(NZD) inc GST

From 'They're Digging up my School Today' to 'The Giant African Land Snail's Rap', this book is full of brilliant, photocopiable scripts and poems to get children aged 7 to 11 confidently rhyming, moving and imagining. Let's Perform! ... read more

Let's Perform! - Monologues, Duologues and Poems for Children to Perform