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NZ Poetry Yearbook 5 (1955)


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New Zealand Poetry Yearbook
Editor: Louis Johnson

(Volume 5, 1955)

104 pp.

Christchurch: Pegasus Press, October 1955



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CONTENTS:





    Introduction:
  1. James K. Baxter, Denis Glover, Louis Johnson / Outlook for Poetry – Symposium / 7

  2. Poetry:
  3. Arthur Barker / Three Sonnets / Departure / 15
  4. James K. Baxter / How Shall I Tell What Shape / The Rock Woman / The Giant’s Grave / Saraband / Canticle of the Desert / 17
  5. Charles Brasch / Portrait in 1954 / Rain Over Mitimiti Mountains / 24
  6. Robert Chapman / The Parade of Stillness / Allegory of the Approach to Poetry / Retired Farmer / 25
  7. Allen Curnow / To Forget Self and All / He Cracked a Word / Spectacular Blossom / 28
  8. Ruth Dallas / The Gardener’s Song / 30
  9. Charles Doyle / Sonnet from A Work in Progress / Enobarbus / Invasion / Empirical History / The Siege / Seas and Black Houses / 31
  10. Ross Fraser / Verrochio’s David / 35
  11. Margaret Garland / Love / Departure / They Say / To Be Saved / Hangchow. Autumn 1952 / 36
  12. Ruth Gilbert / The Blossom of the Branches: I. Annunciation / II. Lullaby / III. Uncertainty / IV. The Quickening / V. Nativity / VI. Justification / 39
  13. Denis Glover / Towards Banks Peninsula: Mick Stimson / 43
  14. Paul Henderson / Harewood / 47
  15. Jocelyn Henrici / Conversation Piece / Apology / 48
  16. J. R. Hervey / Lighted Blind: Night Speculations from a Hospital Window / The Clock / Charlotte / Children Among the Tombstones / 49
  17. Ngaire Outram Hogan / Song Before Spring / 51
  18. Louis Johnson / The Old Man of the Roads / 52
  19. Suzanne Johnston / Poem at Zero / 54
  20. John Kasmin / Later Land / Not Only Her Flaxen Hair / Phoenix Resurrected / 55
  21. Elsie Locke / Schools Matinee – ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ / Moth / The Swimming Pool at Night / 56
  22. Philip Mincher / History / 58
  23. Victor O'Leary / The All Black / Abelard to Heloise / Faith / 60
  24. Richard Packer / Song Before Nightfall / These, Unloving and Unloved / 62
  25. Gloria Rawlinson / Merry-Go-Round / Spaceship / Old Tunisian / The Islands Where I Was Born / The Sails of Tasman / 64
  26. Kendrick Smithyman / Incidental Music for the Dream1. Philostrate / 2. Bottom / 3. Quartet / 4. Two Voices from the Flies / 5. The Fifth Act of Duke Theseus / 6. Producer to His Puck / Sentimental Piece for Our Lost Youth / Two Backward Looks for Mister C / 68
  27. C. K. Stead/ Sonnet (for T. M. M.) / Logging: Mangawhai / 77
  28. Robert Thompson / Another Season, Another Spring / 78
  29. Roland Vogt / Hardship / Nightmare / 79
  30. M. L. Wentworth / On Such a Day / 81
  31. Pat Wilson / Loch Lomond / Travelling Home / A New Zealander in London / 82
  32. Hubert Witheford / Claude’s Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba / The Flock is Gathered in / 84
  33. Karl Wolfskehl/ Banishment (from Sang Aus Dem Exil) / 85

  34. Helen Shaw / Note: Karl Wolfskehl – Exul Poeta: 1869-1948 / 87
  35. Robert Chapman / An Approach to the Poetry of Kendrick Smithyman / 90

  36. Notes on Contributors / 102

    Acknowledgements / 104



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