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Fifty years after she arrived in New Zealand from Los Angeles, Mary Cresswell’s focus is unchanged. As a poet with a scientist’s concern for detail she is still drawn to nature and what humanity has done with it. Seascapes are rocky and forbidding, landscapes are arid and treeless, and drones keep an eye on us. The few surviving animals—one frog and two birds—speculate on ...more
Paperback, 68 pages
Published July 2020 by The Cuba Press
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Simon Sweetman
Feb 06, 2021 rated it really liked it
Some wonderful poems here - examining who we are and how we share the land (how poorly we do of that) and how we share space with one another as well. Really deep stuff and beautifully crafted
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