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NZ Poetry Yearbook 4 (1954)


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New Zealand Poetry Yearbook
Editor: Louis Johnson

(Volume 4, 1954)

103 pp.

Christchurch: Pegasus Press, November 1954



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    Introduction:
  1. Louis Johnson / News that Lives / The Questionnaire / 7

  2. Poetry:
  3. Arthur Barker / The Tunnel: The Meeting / The Visit / Sleep / The Portal / The Future / 13
  4. James K. Baxter / On a Poet Turned Critic / Song / Pub / Jack the Swagger’s Song / Thief and Samaritan / Elegy at the Year’s End / The Questionnaire: On the Side of Life / 19
  5. Charles Brasch / Rest on the Flight into Egypt / 27
  6. Alistair Campbell / Aunt Lucrezia: A Portrait / 28
  7. Robert Chapman / To a Poet Speaking of Being in Hell / On Hearing of Dylan Thomas’s Death / 29
  8. John Cody / Original Sin on a Weekday / 31
  9. Ross Crothall / Portrait / Hiker’s Story / 33
  10. Allen Curnow / In Memory of Dylan Thomas / 35
  11. Ruth Dallas / Song at Full Moon / 39
  12. Charles Doyle / Come Up Then, Ladies / Prize and Pattern / This One, They Said / For Merlyn / Displaced Persons / The Questionnaire: Recent Poetry and ‘The “New Zealand” Thing’ / 40
  13. Robert Dyer / The Dissatisfied / 45
  14. Geoff. Fuller / Harry / 46
  15. W. Hart-Smith / Poems of Discovery: The Circumnavigation / Atlantis / Balboa / The Inca Tupac Upanqui / The Derelict / 47
  16. Paul Henderson / Two Poems from ‘Charlotte Godley’: Wellington 1850 / Christchurch 1851 / 52
  17. J. R. Hervey / Roundelay / Mont Pilatus / Honeymoon Scene Revisited / Epilogue / 54
  18. Louis Johnson / A Song for High Altitudes / Song in the Hutt Valley / The Lady of the Peaks / Lovers / The Sandwich Man / Dark Night / Grief for My Father’s Birthday / 56
  19. M. K. Joseph / Girl, Boy, Flower, Bicycle / The Questionnaire: All the Answers / 62
  20. John Kasmin / Songs for Christmas / 65
  21. Cherry Lockett / Village Festivals / 66
  22. Barry Mitcalfe / Ravens / No More to Run with the Wind / Wave and Beach / 68
  23. Colin Newbury / Three Visions of Hafiz: The Ruby / The Banquet / The Prayer / 70
  24. W. H. Oliver / A Performance of ‘Death and the Maiden’ / At a Holy Well / The Streets of My City (from the New Occidental) / Colopohon – The Poet to His Book / 73
  25. Richard Packer / Quasimodo / Eight Hour’s Journey / 76
  26. Gloria Rawlinson / The Old Coach Road / Light and Dark on the Rainbow Falls / Poem / 78
  27. Keith Sinclair / The Lovers / Seasons of Iron / 82
  28. Kendrick Smithyman / New Settlers / Serenade / Now, If Only Now / The Morning Watch / The Art of Florio / The Questionnaire: Dark Horses Capering / 83
  29. C. K. Stead / These Ships That Leave … / An Elegy Renewed / A Valedictory Sonnet / 90
  30. Douglas Stewart / The Last of Snow / The Night of the Moths / 91
  31. Robert Thompson / Featureless the Lovers Lie / Dark Lovers / 93
  32. Anton Vogt / An End to Pride / 94
  33. Pat Wilson / Echo and Narcissus, Going to Bed a.d 1953 / On Lavender Hill / 95
  34. Hubert Witheford / … Alpha and Omega, Saith the Lord / Belshazzar / The Waters, Indeed, are to the Palate, Bitter / 100

  35. Acknowledgements / 102

    New Contributors / 103



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