A really great poetry share — from Paula Green’s Poetry Shelf.
Thanks for sharing these. I put all the names in a hat and drew out Nicola Easthope. I will send you a wee bundle of poetry books. Can you email me your postal address please?
Sarah Jane Barnett: Congratulations on your 500th post! What an achievement and also such a contribution to New Zealand poetry readers. The book I’m enjoying at the moment is Joan Fleming’s Failed Love Poems. It’s an intense read and I feel immersed in the characters, especially in the second section. The poem ‘The invention of enough’ blew my mind!
Harvey Molloy: One book that comes to mind is Native Birdby Bryan Walpert. It’s such a well-crafted, polished book. There’s a diversity of poetic forms and tones so the work’s quite dynamic. There’s also a certain reticence in places, a skirting around painful issues which I find quite refreshing – – at times…
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