Download e-book for iPad: Beauties of the Octagonal Pool by Gregory O'Brien

By Gregory O'Brien

ISBN-10: 186940579X

ISBN-13: 9781869405793

Gregory O'Brien's first assortment seeing that Afternoon of a night teach (2005), Beauties of the Octagonal Pool is concentrated at the 'octagonal pool' of the Waitemata Harbour. prepared in 8 sections, the booklet collects poems written from and out of a number of occasions, destinations and reviews, from the water-frontages of Fiji, Fiordland and the Mediterranean to the outfitted heritage of Moscow and Berlin. Expansive, fascinating, wide-ranging, O'Brien's poetry continually 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 booklet, having been deserted after O'Brien turned marooned in it, part method via. yet its ghostly topics hang-out the gathering and upload ballast to its bold eight-part constitution - a constitution held jointly via the supremely guaranteed and welcoming voice of 1 of our greatest poets.

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