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 grounded in nature and a sense of what endures in our lives.  ... read more

Antipodes
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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 stand still thinking backwards, antipodean poet grafted fro... read more

The Radio Room
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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', commissioned by the BBC for the centenary of the Battle of the... read more

Some Things to Place in a Coffin
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Awards:Jesse Mckay Best First Book Award for Poetry - 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 intelligent and compelling fantasy of tenderness... heartbreaking and c... read more

Hera Lindsay Bird
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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 sonnets are included in this beautiful hardcover, all of them ... read more

Shakespeare's Love Sonnets
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Reading Level:General Adult
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 utterance or sound. Now rare or obsolete. l16. (Shorter Oxford... read more

Fits & Starts
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Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Poetry 2016.

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 formal deftness, the lyricism of Otherwise draws us into confro... read more

Otherwise
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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 Illustrated Book of Children's Verse: A Gorgeous Anthology of Poetry for Children of All Ages
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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 and warm the bush and to provide gifts for me — a... read more

We've seen the glory: prayer poetry for trampers
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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 special. A poem chosen especially for an important event... read more

For Weddings and a Funeral
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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 settlement: landscapes, streetscapes, skyscapes; the escapad... read more

Young Country
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Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Poetry 2016.

Song of the Ghost in the Machine is a free-wheeling philosophical poem that emerged during the walks Roger Horrocks took over a year of his life. In this striking, one-of-a-kind work, he seeks to engage as directly as possible with the basic elements of life - the se... read more

Song of the Ghost in the Machine
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