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Steele Roberts, Wellington, 1997. Soft Cover. Book Condition: as new. First Edition. 120pp. Bound in card with Shirley Grace image to front cover.

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Montana New Zealand Book Awards 1998 winner

From one of NZ's best-known and most popular
poets, 35 sensual, kicking, caressing, stirring new
poems, 18 from out of print volumes, 2 stories
based on Maori legend. Plus images (many colour)
by Shirley Grace.

Hone won the Montana with this book, was then awarded an honorary doctorate from Otago University, and is now Te Mata NZ Poet Laureate.

"This collection of 53 poems - 35 not previously in book form - ranges from sensual through erotic to environmental and political. Also included are two remarkable stories, 'Shape-Shifter' and 'Maui & Toko', creative inventions based on Maori legend. Hone Tuwhare's poems - live, kicking, caressing, from the edge of the ocean at Kaka Point in South Otago

A collection of poems and prose by Hone Tuwhare
Included are Ruamoko
Moko
Tangaroa at Te Araroa 1979
A hongi for you too, Spring
Haiku
When the Karaka Trees whistled and said to us "Kia Kaha"

Also included are two stories, SHAPE-SHIFTER and MAUI & TOKO, creative inventions based on Maori legend.'

Images throughout the book in black/white & colour are by Shirley Grace, including the cover image 'The Geometry of Intimacy' Please click here to ask a question
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