New Zealand Poetry

Baxter: two poems.

What can I say about Baxter? He was troubled, broken, burned too bright: died too young. In my view, he is the best New Zealand poet. And the academics hate him. He’s too religious, too much a bloke. He’s accused of being horrible to his wife, a good poet in her own right (and he […]

Lectionary music Poetry

19th November 19

This small blog has just had its 100th comment, rescued from the spam, in which a woman suggested that perhaps this place could do with snappy headlines. Good for marketing. Good SEO. But it misses the point of the dated posts. They are the readings for the day. For the new people, they come from […]