One Shapely Thing: Poems and Journals

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Victoria University Press, 2006 - Poetry - 143 pages
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Clearly demonstrating how her poetry is drawn from personal experience, this bold and innovative collection of new poems exemplifies characteristic themes of her work: personal responsibility, social justice, and living in the natural world. Additionally, two prose journals—one written in the month following September 11, while her husband worked at the United Nations in New York City, and the second written while they were in Geneva in early 2002 when the U.S. response to September 11 was taking shape—further explore these themes and her response to these events.
 

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Contents

Wellington NZ
9
The Company of Stones
53
Last Night by Water
109
Helping Hands
121
Notes and Acknowledgements
143
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\Dinah Hawken is the author of It Has No Sound and Is Blue; Oh There You Are Tui; Small Stories of Devotion; and Water, Leaves, Stones.

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