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Fale aitu = Spirit house

Author: Tusiata Avia
Publisher: Wellington : Victoria University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
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Speaking from Samoa, Christchurch, Gaza, and New York Avia's fearless voice combines mythic with the everyday stories, never shying away from moments of pain nor strange wonder.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tusiata Avia
ISBN: 9781776560646 1776560647
OCLC Number: 947775442
Notes: Poems.
Awards: Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, Shortlist 2017.
Description: 83 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Fale. House --
Wairua Road --
This is a photo of my house --
Tell me what you remember --
Me telling it, the imaginary listener listening --
Feagaiga / Covenant --
Tableau --
Penthouse --
Fa'anoanoa --
Tupu i le Vao / King of the Forest --
I enter my throat and you are there too --
Birds --
Fish --
Fale's house --
Ova-sta-ya --
White Sunday / Lotu Tamaiti --
Fale Mafute. Mafui'e: 22 February 2011 --
CTV Building --
St Paul's Trinity Pacific Islands Church --
After you leave --
Aitu. Spirit pantoum --
Ifa is the master of the week --
United States of Vigilancia --
Today we are in a hospital ward --
Our of the respect for the trees --
I cannot write a poem about Gaza --
Manahatta --
The one I love has finally done something to make me proud --
We are the diasporas --
Apology --
Demonstration --
Caravanserai --
Elegy I: Tui Pulotu --
Elegy II: O le Ala o le Alofa / The Road of the Loving Heart --
Elegy III: The things a mother does --
Post-ute --
After the reading --
Fale aitu.
Other Titles: Spirit house
Responsibility: Tusiata Avia.

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Speaking from Samoa, Christchurch, Gaza, and New York Avia's fearless voice combines mythic with the everyday stories, never shying away from moments of pain nor strange wonder.

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