Category: Poetry

The Long Take – Robin Robertson

READ FOR BOOKERTHON A war veteran tries to assimilate back into every day American life post war. ➽ “I was completely consumed by The Long Take and while the storyline and themes were far from uplifting I felt captivated by the events that were occurring. “Initially… Continue Reading “The Long Take – Robin Robertson”

Selected Poetry II

Theme: Ways To Be A Successful Woman Slyvia Plath: Disk Fighting Muses Arrival of the B Box Lady Lazarus   Adrienne Rich: Orion Diving Into The Wreck The Mirror Into Which Two Are Seen As One © “Thoughts,” – Sophia © “Thoughts,” – Nicole © “Thoughts,” – Rachel… Continue Reading “Selected Poetry II”

Selected Poetry I

Theme: Favourite NZ poems Poems studied: Rain – Hone Tuwhare No Ordinary Sun – Hone Tuwhare Jerusalem Sonnet 1 – James K Baxter In A Minute – Anna Jackson © “Fantastic insight into these poems by Sophia. Everyone gravitated towards towards Rain, for some… Continue Reading “Selected Poetry I”

Oooooo…!!! – Hone Tuwhare

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Rachel A collection of Hone Tuwhare’s poetry ❚ “This book has been collated from a large collection of Maori poet Hone Tuwhare’s writing, discovered sprawled over countless pieces of paper, envelopes, bank statements and the backs of shopping lists.… Continue Reading “Oooooo…!!! – Hone Tuwhare”