Spark to a Waiting Fuse

Spark to a Waiting Fuse

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Text contains 56 letters from a teenage, James K Baxter to his slightly older friend Noel Ginn, then imprisoned as a conscientious objector. Also included are the complete texts of 255 poems written at the time and discussed in the letters, many of them published for the first time, provide an insight into the formative years of this significant poet.. Several black and white photographs of the poet's earlier life supplement text.The same inhuman cataclysm that set You weeding flax upon a worthless ground Both truth and talent to a treadmill bound Leaves me upon a waiting Ararat: (The flood may not subside): no marionette Jerked by the city string, nor in her rubbleanbsp;...

Title:Spark to a Waiting Fuse
Author:James K. Baxter, Noel Ginn, Paul Millar
Publisher:Victoria University Press - 2001


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