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Auckland University Press, 2002 - Poetry - 73 pages
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In this collection, Orr captures the essence of present-day Auckland and of his own rural Waikato childhood. His verse, containing a wide range of literary allusions, from Rimbaud to Pasternak to Neruda, locates the poet within a particular local and international context, and reflects such diverse settings as the Chilean coast, Waiheke Island, and Ponsonby.

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Contents

Felt the Summer Breeze
2
A Country Shaped like a Butterflys Wing
15
The Promise
28
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Bob Orr is the author of five collections of poetry, including Red Trees and Breeze, and his work is included in the critically acclaimed history/anthology Big Smoke.

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