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Deep River Talk: Collected Poems


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An anthology by a Maori poet from New Zealand. In Dour Note on a Sunny Winter's Morning, he writes: "I am unacquainted with the world's / sadnesses, knowing only / its specificities on the pain / of separation--the aftermath / of joyful couplings that were / unproclaimed--of births that are / unadvertised / and a million more looking like...

Table of Contents

Time and the child — That morning early — Roads — Song — Nocturne — The sea, to the mountains, to the river — Burial — Lament (1) — Tangi — The old place — Friend — Not by wind ravaged — Mauri — A disciple dreams — No ordinary sun — Never look back — Moon daughter — The girl in the park — Importune the east wind — Sea call — Thine own hands have fashioned — Prelude? — Where shall I wander — Old man chanting in the dark — Muscle and bone of song — Wai-o-Rore (Te Kaha) — Rain-talk and fever — A burnt offering to your greenstone eyes, Tangaroa — Haiku (1) — Rain — Flood — Drunk — Song to a swinging contemplative: Dunedin — The sport — Hotere — Tangi-hanga — Deliver us . . . — Who tests today? — Child coming home in the rain from the store — Prodigal City — Wind song and rain — Study in black and white — In October, Mary quite contemporary will be seven months gone — Litany — Sapwood and milk — Village in Savaii: Western Samoa.

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Collected Poems
University of Hawaii Press
Tuwhare, Hone
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