Kendrick Smithyman: Selected Poems
Kendrick Smithyman and ed. Peter Simpson
Described as the 'sly old fox of New Zealand verse', Kendrick Smithyman is a major New Zealand poet. In Selected Poems passionate commitment to the craft of language and to a sense of place stamp the 100 poems selected by Peter Simpson. Thick with wry wit, unexpected imagery and astonishing fluency, Selected Poems demonstrates Kendrick Smithyman's skill and achievement.
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Many Kendrick Smithymans inhabit this important collection . . . . Through them all, one fact remains constant: a subtle and ingenious poetic intelligence – Peter Simpson in New Zealand Listener