The Rocky Shore

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Victoria University Press, 2008 - Poetry - 79 pages
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Exploring the intricacies of topics such as love, death, children, and illness, this new, thought-provoking poetry collection balances its denser themes with meditations on lighter subjects such as bread-making and gardening. Skillfully crafted, the images evoked in each poem offer a chance to view everyday life through a different lens.

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Read Jenny Bornholdt's The Rocky Shore (2008) in one sitting, laughing out loud, and when I'd finished surprised myself by having a proper cry, unusual for me, not sure why... Her writing is without ... Read full review


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About the author (2008)

Jenny Bornholdt is the author of a number of poetry collections, including Miss New Zealand: Selected Poems, Summer, and These Days, and was New Zealand’s Te Mata Estate Poet Laureate from 2005 to 2007.

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