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Like smoke in a wheelbarrow : poems & other dramatisations

Author: Martyn Sanderson
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Steele Roberts, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Actor Martyn Sanderson has been part of New Zealand’s cultural life for more than 30 years, having been a founder of Downstage Theatre in Wellington and having appeared in everything from experimental films in the 70s to The Lord of the Rings in 2001. This is his first book of poems.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martyn Sanderson
ISBN: 1877338842 9781877338847
OCLC Number: 71779386
Description: 117 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: A greeting --
1962-66 Wellington : Once upon a time. Non-song. The two of us. Taking it e.easy. Churchgoer. Little boy dreaming. Whisp. Conversation. Young and wishful. Myth: font. Whinge. Hush my mouth. Bearings lost. A curse to be recited at the boss's back. Best wishes. Rags to riches. Meeting. Towards a climax. Growing up in the family. Like smoke. Beggar. A sort of deciding. In my father's house --
1966-72 Sydney : Party games. 23.x.67. Family outing. Not her, the other one. Observation. Punctuation: mark. Visitors. Um. Word splay. Whelan the Wrecker: malin génie. Dum-dee-dum. Joyous in passing through danger. The man behind the counter. Man alone. I married a Buick straight eight, hoping to rebuild her. Our house. Periphrasis. God, give me the green light. Some Buddhist monks ... An observation ... P.S. --
1972-98 back home : Loose in the tearoom at TV1. Goner. Cartography. Image drifts. Prologue. 10 September '72. Snoring waters. Where was I, again?. City life. Willie the Rich. Wellington, Nov. '73. God's sticky fingers. P.S. Willie. 27.v.74 Aro Street. On the ferry with Blerta --
Jan '75. On tour. Caution: small poem following. State Insurance song. Film. Everyday dancer. Flight 486 to Auckland Feb. 15 '78. Blues for friendly. Est.. November (I think). Birthday: present. Her trip. Scrier. Moist butterfly. Situations vacant. Waimarama, Easter '80. Alternative cinema. Aro Street. Home Counties poacher. Performance café. Scar tissue. On waking up ... --
Ackowledgements --
A fragile wee poem to say thanks.
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Actor Martyn Sanderson has been part of New Zealand’s cultural life for more than 30 years, having been a founder of Downstage Theatre in Wellington and having appeared in everything from experimental films in the 70s to The Lord of the Rings in 2001. This is his first book of poems.

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