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Poems about New Zealand rivers

I am on a hunt … for poems about New Zealand rivers.

I have found a few by some of our well-known poets:

“The river in you” 307 more words


New Zealand Birds - Australian Magpie

We were hiking down to Homunga Bay, a scenic secluded bay on the North Island up the coast from Waihi. Rebecca was a little ahead of me as we emerged from a lightly forested area and entered a farmer’s pasture. 788 more words

Moving To New Zealand

Weekly photo challenge: Unique

You’ll have to come to New Zealand to read the poetic inspirations dotted around Wellington’s waterfront – known as the Wellington Writers’ Walk. The challenge for tourists is to find all the quotes … 65 more words

The Road Builders

The Road Builders is a tribute poem for Tradespeople written by Poet  Denis Glover, a lifetime writer and a wartime navy officer.

The Road Builders… 296 more words

Canadian Welding Caps

all magpies are autistic

This poem pretty obviously takes as its starting point the picture book All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopman (and its companion All Dogs Have ADHD… 420 more words

Autism Poem

Birds of Aotearoa New Zealand

The farm’s still there. Mortgage corporations

Couldn’t give it away.

And Quardle oodle ardle wardle doodle

The magpies say.

Bill Manhire and Harry Ricketts characterize Denis Glover’s 1941 ballad… 801 more words

Tuesday's answers + correction

Monday’s questions were:

1. Who said, “Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different”? 171 more words