The Sea Walks into a Wall

Anne Kennedy

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A biting new collection by award-winning poet Anne Kennedy. In The Sea Walks into a Wall, the natural world around us hits back. The sea crashes its glass onto the bar. You watch from afar. You’d take it all back if you could. Everything. You’d go down there and you’d. And talks back too. If I’m fucked, you’re coming with me. Sincerely, the stream. From rainy Ihumatao to London’s Kew Gardens, in the face of seas and streams, ducks and dogs, black drops and bureaucracies, humans bumble through. Without distractions you’d rush through your life like chi through an empty room. You bump into a baby and that takes up eighteen years. Love fills the room like a maze. Intelligent, playful, witty and innovative, these poems bite where it hurts.

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ISBN – 9781869409586
Publisher – Auckland University Press
Format – Paperback
Dimensions – 216mm X 159mm
Categories – Fiction and Poetry

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