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Tigers at Awhitu by Sarah Broom


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  1. melissa laing permalink
    20/10/2010 8:53 pm

    Harriet the spy you – don’t let your friends get their hands on your notebooks

    • Sarah Laing permalink
      21/10/2010 7:46 am

      Melissa, we must have read the same books as children…

  2. Paula Green permalink
    21/10/2010 7:44 am

    I agree. This is an extraordinary poem that shows the way poetry can stretch out like an elastic band and ping us … a poem, a little startle. Now and then.

  3. Old Scrumpy permalink
    21/10/2010 8:43 pm

    James Brown DOES come from Palmerston North

    • Sarah Laing permalink
      21/10/2010 8:56 pm

      Haha, yes, I know. So do I. I remember hearing him talk on the radio about how his poems were often fictional.


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