This is what talented New Zealand poet Owen Bullock had to say about it: Maureen Sudlow’s work crackles with detail, her poems like crisp autumn leaves. She writes of human misunderstandings and displacements, but gro... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Book Awards: Poetry 2011. |
In The Radio Room, Poet Laureate Cilla McQueen travels space and time, throwing 'thought-lines' from her present-day corner of the world to the ancient Celtic islands of her ancestors ('On a cliff-top above screeching gulls I ... read more
Bill Manhire's first new collection of poems for seven years takes its title from his elegy for his close friend the painter Ralph Hotere, who died in 2013. At its heart is the sequence 'Known Unto God', commiss... read more
|Author:||Hera Lindsay Bird|
|Awards:||Poetry Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.|
Bird turns her prescient eye on love and loss, and what emerges is like a helicopter in fog... or a bejewelled Christmas sleigh, gliding triumphantly through the contemporary aesthetic desert... this is at once an intellig... read more
Shakespeare's sonnets are revered the world over for perfectly capturing the torments and joys of love, unrequited or otherwise, in just fourteen lines of iambic pentameter. Twenty-nine of the bard's most romantic s... read more
|Awards:||Poetry Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017|
fit noun1. Also fytte.A section of a poem or song; a canto. obsolete exc. hist. OE. start noun2.A sudden burst of energy or activity; an outburst of emotion, madness, etc.; a flight of humour. Also, a sudden broken u... read more
In these new poems about friendship, mortality and home, Brian Turner asks how we can face the truths and uncertainties of our experiences and how we can live with them. Night Fishing is defined by Turner's unmistakable wit and feeling, precision and insight.
John Dennison's first collection, Otherwise, is a finely crafted marvel. The poems here are concerned, above all, with love, and with the strange, unlooked-for manner of its appearances among us. Marked by an emotional acuity and... read more
|Author:||E. I. Chafer|
A fantastic new collection, including the classic poetry of Robert Louis Stevenson, Hilaire Belloc, William Blake, Rudyard Kipling and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Accompanied by beautiful and colourful art, this sumptuous package is the perfect companion to the Flame Tree Notebooks.
The trees breathe peace; their quiet strength enfolds us. We are comforted, reassured; in the bush we are never alone never lonely. The trees know patience their stillness allows the sun to penetrate... read more
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone... When Matthew spoke these lines in the hit film Four Weddings and a Funeral every reviewer was moved.
Poems selected to fit the person and the event are always ... read more
Young Country is a book of poetry by twenty-first-century writer Kerry Hines alongside images by nineteenth-century photographer William Williams. The wry, plainspoken but haunting poems sit alongside evocative photographs of ... read more