Talking pictures: selected poems
The poet Riemke Ensing was born in the Netherlands and came to New Zealand in 1951. Her European and Antipodean heritages are reflected in this major collection of poems from the last twenty years. Her poems, art writings, and essays have been widely published. Includes an Introduction by Professor Lawrence Jones.
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Introduction by Lawrence Jones
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