New PDF release: Beauties of the Octagonal Pool

By Gregory O'Brien

ISBN-10: 186940579X

ISBN-13: 9781869405793

Gregory O'Brien's first assortment considering that Afternoon of a night educate (2005), Beauties of the Octagonal Pool is focused at the 'octagonal pool' of the Waitemata Harbour. prepared in 8 sections, the booklet collects poems written from and out of numerous instances, destinations and reports, from the water-frontages of Fiji, Fiordland and the Mediterranean to the outfitted background of Moscow and Berlin. Expansive, fascinating, wide-ranging, O'Brien's poetry constantly has a considerate musicality, a shambling romance, a feeling of humour. In testomony to this, the poem 'Beauties of the Octagonal Pool' doesn't itself look within the e-book, having been deserted after O'Brien turned marooned in it, part manner via. yet its ghostly issues hang-out the gathering and upload ballast to its formidable eight-part constitution - a constitution held jointly by way of the supremely guaranteed and welcoming voice of 1 of our greatest poets.

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