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National Poetry Day NZ

New Zealand’s National Poetry Day, Friday 22nd August, will be celebrated here in Whangarei by readings at the Old Stone Butter Factory. A chapbook and broadsheet combination containing poems by Northland poets will be launched at the Old Library, Whangarei, on … Continue reading

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Arthur driving his wife home from a shopping trip – contempory notes

The following notes were written as commentary for the Jersey Arts Trust. “This poem is based on a photograph of Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller driving home in Arthur’s convertible showing Marilyn looking back at the camera while Miller is … Continue reading

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Arthur driving his wife home from a shopping trip

Arthur driving his wife home from a shopping trip The face is unmistakable. Headscarf,lacy trimmings on the shoulder strapmay give away the era, but lets be clear it is the cupids bow, the cheekbones,spreading into a Y,the straight ridge of … Continue reading

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