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A modern sonnet

Written in September 2018 during the centennial celebrations of suffrage. Kate Shephard was one of the main advocates of the vote for women. She was based in Christchurch.

Ulva Island's Warring Weka

I visited the Nature sanctuary of Ulva Island, off Stewrart Island,  on a brilliant winter's day in 'May 2018 in the company of Noel Peterson, ex Green Wizard of Tauranga, now of Bluff.

Watch the Warring Weka

This is the video of the warring weka that inspired the poem above.

Inventory of an Aging Woman on a wet Sunday

Inspired by Glen Colquhoun, New Zealand poet



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