Her limitless her / Reihana Robinson.Material type: BookSeries: Hoopla series: Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Mākaro Press, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 82 pages ; 19 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780994137883; 0994137885.Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry -- 21st century.DDC classification: NZ821.3
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In Her Limitless Her we see the bounty of women, bosom-packed, dreamy, heretical, fecund, dragging their offspring, twinsets askew, peeling, darning, preening. How far they will go, how far they can stretch - "breathing as if it is the only thing she can do." Spanning time and distance, crossing boundaries of culture and race, Reihana Robinson, in her second volume, plumbs the depths of love, anguish, memory and possibility.
I want you back -- Beauty -- I have my mother's rhizomes -- Getting old -- When the world is too far -- Mourning song -- No return -- An augur -- How did I lose my husband? -- I bow my head -- We let him down -- From these contraries spring -- How I lost you -- And gone from the earth -- Because we know -- The sadness of mountains -- Send us (a ghetto poem) -- The brat memory -- What is a nation? -- Heart and hand Bloodlines -- Primal radiant -- Jealousy or the main highway -- Ka'ena Point, O'ahu -- This poem -- Love can be this long -- Marrying -- Making beauty and throwing it away -- Again -- And blessed be -- Women on earth -- Mama marae -- How many mothers? -- Heart and hand -- It starts with an E -- Postcard -- Island girl Tokoroa -- Terra nullius.
The bounty of women, how far they'll go, how far they can stretch - to love, to encompass, to bear. Find them here: bosom-packed, dreamy, dragging their offspring, twinsets askew, peeling, darning, preening. In Her Limitless Her Reihana Robinson has created a beguiling space for her to stretch on the page, and for joy to dance and grief to spin.