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NZ Poetry Yearbook 6 (1956-7)


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New Zealand Poetry Yearbook
Editor: Louis Johnson

(Volume 6, 1956-57)

84 pp.

Christchurch: Pegasus Press, February 1957



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    Introduction:
  1. Louis Johnson / Some Thoughts on Another Year / 7

  2. Poetry:
  3. James Bertram / Poems for Horses / 10
  4. James K. Baxter / Host and Stranger / Homage to Lost Friends / Heard in a sod Chimney / Letter to the World / The Clown’s Coat / Crossing Cook Strait / The Private Conference of Harry Fat / Harry Fat and Uncle Sam / 13
  5. Charles Brasch / Impromptu for an Airman / 21
  6. Allen Curnow / A Small Room with Large Windows / 22
  7. Ruth Dallas / Singing in the Back-Yard / 23
  8. Barbara Dent / Thaw / 25
  9. Charles Doyle / That Coldest Comfort, Understanding / Song for Exiles / Sunday Morning / Starlings and History / 26
  10. Ruth Gilbert / Magnolia / 29
  11. Denis Glover / Flame / The Old Jason, the Argonaut / 30
  12. W. Hart Smith / Two Ballds of Archie McPhee the Boar-Slayer / 31
  13. Jocelyn Henrici / The Dreamer / Ophelia / 33
  14. J. R. Hervey / Breakdown / The Last Bed / 35
  15. Louis Johnson / Look, Ma – No Hands …! / Suburban Train / Mr Van Winkle / Time Classical / The Quick and the Dead / the Great Sun Mountain / Yin-Yan / A History of Clowns / The Long Week-End / 36
  16. M. K. Joseph / Meditation on a Tme- Piece / Below the Sierra / 42
  17. K. M. Jowsey / Autumn Evening / You Have / 44
  18. W. D. Leadbeater / Elegy / 45
  19. Philip Mincher / Echo / 46
  20. Victor O'Leary / The Albatross Christ (Rondel) / 46
  21. W. H. Oliver / The Examination / Gestures in the Sun /Memorial for an Enemy / Canto on a Hot Summer Day / 47
  22. Richard Packer / Goodbye My Love / Mr Nemo / 52
  23. P. R. Raue / Death of a Bushman / 53
  24. Gloria Rawlinson / A Small Town on the Plains / 53
  25. Alan Roddick / Poem, For Robin / 55
  26. Erik Schwimmer / Advertisement for Washing Powder / Murray’s Bay / 56
  27. Kendrick Smithyman / Cousin Emily and the Night Visitor / Tradition and the Individual Talent / Sinfonia Domestica: For one woman’s, two men’s voices / 58
  28. Earle Spencer / For Margaret: To Her / For Love of a Good Woman / A Question / Beautyisa Song You Sing / Homecoming / 63
  29. C. K. Stead / Afternoon with Piano / Lord Gannet, Mrs Shag / Letter from an Annual Camp – Linton, ’53 / 66
  30. Bennie Thompson / Southland Landscape / 68
  31. Robert Thompson / A Move to a Longer View / 68
  32. Anton Vogt / Songs for a Bolshie-Yank Duo / Death of a Sinner / 69
  33. Karl Wolfskehl / Job or the Four Mirros [trans. Peter Dronke] / 71

  34. About Contributors / 82

    Bibliography / 83

    Acknowledgements / 84



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