Cup by Alison Wong

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Her poems are erotic, touching and relevant. Her command of language and juxtaposition of the mundane and cerebral are masterful. There is a geographic and domestic component to her work - small, everyday things recreated, elevated and lashed to the mast of sanity. A book to reread. Wong is a talent in a New Zealand poetic landscape that currently has a wearying sameness.' —Southland Times 'cup is a beautiful book... it offers works that are delightful to read, with a lovely flow and music of their own... It is a delight, for instance, to come upon an ink-drawn nude, a piece of brushed Chinese calligraphy, or an interesting black and white photograph. For this is a satisfying book. The poems are coherent and literate, although they appear simple... Thoughtful, but not introspective, clear-eyed but accommodating, the resulting tone is gently refreshing... Wistfulness is only one complexity of Wong's version of love; many of these poems positively glow with pleasure and humour. Others I enjoy for their cleverness... Let's hope cup goes into further editions, and that Wong writes more poetry as good as this.' —Wanganui Chronicle This Steele Roberts Paperback is in Mint condition.

ISBN: 1877338761 SKU: 842024 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.