Deep River Talk: Collected Poems
An anthology by a Maori poet from New Zealand. In Dour Note on a Sunny Winter's Morning, he writes: "I am unacquainted with the world's / sadnesses, knowing only / its specificities on the pain / of separation--the aftermath / of joyful couplings that were / unproclaimed--of births that are / unadvertised / and a million more looking like / death with never a listing on tomb / or tabloid, obelisk.
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Tuwhare, cofounder of the Maori Artist and Writers Society, is well known in his native New Zealand. In this interesting, eclectic selection from eight of his books (plus some new poems), he writes ... Read full review
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