The Prophet, a bestseller around the world and translated into over twenty languages, is the best-known and best-loved of Kahlil Gibran's many writings. Inspired largely by the beauty and timelessness of nature, The Prophet speaks of love and marriage, joy and sorrow, reason and passion, beauty and ..
A collection of poetry, most of which were written at Te Mara, a farm on the Tararua foothills. They reflect the history of the land itself, its rawness and unpredictability, its capacity to yield moments of lyricism. John Horrocks teaches psychology at the Wellington Institute of Technology. This i..
Harry Holland (1868-1933), militant socialist and the NZ Labour Party"s first leader, mixed politics with a passion for poetry. He loved the works of Burns, and drew on his life and verse as inspiration and example. Amid a hectic life fighting for left-wing causes, Holland found time to work on a st..