‘Let me speak as if a bird

Let me speak of you in our reo as if your memories have wings

Populate my mouth with the notes of your feathered song’

In Arihia Latham’s debut collection of poems, birdcall resounds through poetry that is both personal and political, as fierce as it is tender.

Arihia Latham (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha) is a writer, rongoā practitioner and cultural advisor. Her work has been widely published and anthologised. She lives with her whānau in Te Whanganui a Tara.

978-0-473-67852-4, 148 x 210mm, pb, approx 100pp.

Release date: 12 July 2023

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