Kendrick Smithyman: Selected Poems

Kendrick Smithyman and ed. Peter Simpson

Edited by: Peter Simpson
Format: Ebook only
Pages: 168
Published: 1990
ISBN: 9781869400392

Available in Ebook

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