- Published: 28 March 2016
- ISBN: 9781775538554
- Imprint: RHNZ Godwit
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 128
- RRP: $29.99
This Change in the Light
A Collection of Poems
When I stand at the kitchen bench,
first glass of wine in the hand,
these characters slide alongside,
sly and demanding Write me
they say Write me write me
Write me Write ME, hissing
in my ear, slapping my shoulder,
while another one stands close
and touches my thigh write me
he murmurs write me, you can.
These days the origin of the universe is explained by proposing a Big Bang, a single event that instantly brought into being all the matter from which everything and everyone are made.
If you had told me thirty years ago that I would be moved to write a book in my fifty-fifth year about farming, I would have said you were barking mad.
Before there were books, there were stories. at first the stories weren’t written down.
MY NOVEL TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN was published in October of 2017, and after spending that month on tour for the book, I came home to Indianapolis and blazed a trail between my children’s tree house and the little room where my wife and I often work
As I write this on a Friday afternoon it has been forty-eight hours and he has barely lifted his head.
April in Melbourne is always glorious but through most of the autumn of 2020, between the hours of five and six, there was an exquisite clarity to the rose-gold sheen of the sky
There will be many books written about the year 2020: historical, analytical, political as well as comprehensive accounts.