• Place to Return To

    Place to Return To
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    A Place To Return To is a rich and rewarding experience. The tone is elegiac and erudite, an erudition worn lightly and leavened by flashes of self-deprecating wit. `Attentive to the words between our words, the poems reach for the ineffable, the transcendent, seeking things of the spirit in the minutiae of closely observed landscapes--hills, sea, rocks--and they range widely across New Zealand, Europe, the Middle East and beyond. Memory and the present coexist in these poems in a wistful fusion and always, turning away from darkness, they tell us `what it means to walk inside the light'. --James Norcliffe

    `Poetry, as some sort of explanation, or in lieu of any explanation; or perhaps, an attempt at saying the essentially unsayable . . . this seems to be my poetic project.' --John Allison

    ISBN: 9780473481018
    Publication date: 08/07/2019
    Price: $30.00
    Author: Allison, John
    Format: Paperback
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