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 Poetry

This book is the first to represent the full extent of Brian Turner's achievement as a poet, from his Commonwealth Poetry Prize-winning debut, Ladders of Rain, to poems written in 2018. One of New Zealand's most acclaimed and widely read contemporary poets, Turner is a p... read more

Brian Turner: Selected Poems

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 Poetry

As he was turning forty, Walt Whitman wrote twelve poems in a small handmade book he entitled "Live Oak, With Moss." The poems were intensely private reflections on his attraction to and affection for other men. They were also Whitman's most adventurous explorations of the theme o... read more

Live Oak, with Moss

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 Poetry

Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American writer and poet. Even though Gibran was considered a literary and political rebel, his works are still celebrated throughout the world. Gibran's most famous work is The Prophet.Includes the following:The Broken WingsSpirits RebelliousThe ForerunnerThe MadmanA Tear and a Smile

The Kahlil Gibran Collection

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 Poetry

Description: Capturing the vivacity and diversity of the capital, this poetic portrait is a celebration of Wellington and the creative life it inspires. Beginning with the inner city and harbour, the 100 poems move into the suburbs and parks, before heading to o... read more

Big Weather : Poems of Wellington

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 Poetry

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2018 Winner of The Roehampton Poetry Prize 2018 'A beautiful, vigorous and achingly melancholy hymn to the common man that is as unexpected as it is daring' John Banville, Guardian A noir narrative written ... read more

The Long Take

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 Poetry

Series:VUP Classics

Description: First performed in 1959, The End of the Golden Weather has become a part of New Zealand history, a touchstone of New Zealand experience. Unable to earn a living as a playwright in a country without a professional theatre, Bruce Mason presented, in fear and tr... read more

End of the Golden Weather

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 Poetry

Reading Level:near fine

" All his life he¿d measured the worth of a work by its cost in effort. Only at the last came this `certainty of execution¿ costing him next-to-nothing, receiving his all. In his eighty-sixth year, C. K. Stead¿s new collection le... read more

That Derrida Whom I Derided Died - Poems 2013-2017

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 Poetry

Running Upon The Wires is Kate Tempest's first book of free-standing poetry since the acclaimed Hold Your Own. In a beautifully varied series of formal poems, spoken songs, fragments, vignettes and ballads, Tempest charts the heartbreak at the end of one relationship and the ... read more

Running upon the Wires

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 Poetry

Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy returns with Sincerity, her last full collection as Poet Laureate, a magisterial achievement from the greatest living poet of our times. A frank, disarming and deeply moving exploration of loss and remembrance in their many forms, presented in a beautiful, foiled package.

Sincerity

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 Poetry

So here I sit,alone with dried flowersand yellowed pages of the past.Reading the fairytalefrom beginning to end.And knowing that no rewritecan change our story. Themes of self-discovery, tending the garden of the soul, and nurturing yourself into blossom, Amid Thirsty Vines... read more

Amid Thirsty Vines: Poems

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 Poetry

Series:Miniature Editions Ser.

Once it blooms, it changes everything. Love is uplifting, enlightening, transforming. In this timeless collection of more than 80 sonnets, William Shakespeare pays tribute to our most beautiful emotion. Read and share them with the one you love.

Love Sonnets of Shakespeare

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 Poetry

Series:Macmillan Collector's Library

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Lib... read more

Poems for Love (Macmillan Collector's Library)