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Horse with Hat

4.5  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
A book of Poetry.From blurb:
" [Her father's and grandmother's] feud is hte subject of quite a few poems. They also look at the gift of silence from the men in her family who suffered the Second World War....Other poems look at the long relationship between horse and man..."
Paperback, First, 79 pages
Published 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Jo Morris
May 10, 2014 Jo Morris rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014
A wonderful book - Spare, honest poetry - a lot of striking images: here's the opening of one -
"Dad's horses

darken out the sun
I am at their knees looking up
at the lode star of the stirrup
and my four-storey father."

The narrative flow can be misleadingly easy to read - there's lots of beautiful language that repays lingering on and savouring.
Production values fabulous, as well - well done, VUP and Brendan O'Brien, who did the collages. They heighten and deepen the effects of the poems without be
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