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More of us / edited by Adrienne Jansen, with Clare Arnot, Devinda Danushka and Wesley Hollis.

Contributor(s): Jansen, Adrienne [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Wellington, New Zeaand] : Landing Press, 2019Copyright date: ©2018Description: 87 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473463496; 0473463490.Subject(s): New Zealand poetry -- 21st century | Immigrants -- New Zealand -- PoetryGenre/Form: Poetry.DDC classification: NZ821.3
Contents:
Taonga / Kumiko Jacolin -- Greeting / Samson Sahele -- Fear / Ludmila Sakowski -- Coffee bones / Huberta Hellendoorn -- The chess game / Charles Olsen -- When my family is all together / Yazan El Fares -- tan kalu / Mere Taito -- The best football day / Mohamed Al Mansour -- Reading poems with my father / Nicole Wang -- The garden / Maha Al Mansour -- My dance story / Yazan El Fares -- When you last expect / Charles Olsen -- The imprisonment of Ap Kain / Laurens Ikinia -- The colours of my house / Asaid Eshaq -- When we came here / Kirsten Le Harival -- Roots / Damian Ruth -- Sand / Wes Lee -- Song of the islands / Anne Hollier Ruddy -- Where is it? / Mohammad El Fares -- My aunt's song / Tipesa Victoria Samuel Ulavale -- Silence / Abdalla Gabriel -- Was I like this back in my own country? / Sevgi Ikinci -- The rings / Brenda Dias -- Call me human / Tofig Dankalay -- Count your blessings / Qalina -- Always around / Vesna Drazeta -- Tears / Joselyn Khor and Khor Lay Ping -- Immigrant / Mariette Dodd / The weekend and the carnival / Anni Pinedo Bone -- The journey of football / Mohammad El Fares -- Golden Gate o high / Allie Marie -- Mooncakes / Qalina -- Inner compass / Mikaela Nyman 00 Colours of Syria / Razan El Fares -- Behind a smile / Dora Escobedo Bonilla -- Song / Sediqa Amini -- My dogs / Kongpop Puakprom -- Overboard / Nicky Subono -- A big house / Plae Reh -- Eating as a Kiwi / Courtney Hilden -- Limu / Mary Lehuani -- Making a salad / Sudha Rao -- Khichdi / Kirsten le Harivel -- Brain omelette / Mel B Libre -- bobby is a name of a boy / Mere Taito -- The mechanical migrant: a cleaner's code to a hoover / Danushka Devinda -- Soldier / Samson Sahele -- What we be? / Reza Zareianjahromi -- Someone other than yourself / Siobhan Harvey -- Greener grass / Danushka Devinda -- Points of view / Pushpa Jabin -- Wishing / Dah meh, Fuatino Sofara, San Penitito and Seng Hpraw.
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Families, language, fear, loss, food and the victories that can come slowly. These are at the heart of this collection of poems by people who have come to New Zealand as migrants or refugees. More Of Us provides a glimpse into the experiences of this diverse group of people, which includes those who made New Zealand their home decades ago, and newcomers still finding their feet. And here they all are, speaking in their own distinctive voices. The companion book to All Of Us, a collection of poems published by Landing Press in 2018.

Poems.

Taonga / Kumiko Jacolin -- Greeting / Samson Sahele -- Fear / Ludmila Sakowski -- Coffee bones / Huberta Hellendoorn -- The chess game / Charles Olsen -- When my family is all together / Yazan El Fares -- tan kalu / Mere Taito -- The best football day / Mohamed Al Mansour -- Reading poems with my father / Nicole Wang -- The garden / Maha Al Mansour -- My dance story / Yazan El Fares -- When you last expect / Charles Olsen -- The imprisonment of Ap Kain / Laurens Ikinia -- The colours of my house / Asaid Eshaq -- When we came here / Kirsten Le Harival -- Roots / Damian Ruth -- Sand / Wes Lee -- Song of the islands / Anne Hollier Ruddy -- Where is it? / Mohammad El Fares -- My aunt's song / Tipesa Victoria Samuel Ulavale -- Silence / Abdalla Gabriel -- Was I like this back in my own country? / Sevgi Ikinci -- The rings / Brenda Dias -- Call me human / Tofig Dankalay -- Count your blessings / Qalina -- Always around / Vesna Drazeta -- Tears / Joselyn Khor and Khor Lay Ping -- Immigrant / Mariette Dodd / The weekend and the carnival / Anni Pinedo Bone -- The journey of football / Mohammad El Fares -- Golden Gate o high / Allie Marie -- Mooncakes / Qalina -- Inner compass / Mikaela Nyman 00 Colours of Syria / Razan El Fares -- Behind a smile / Dora Escobedo Bonilla -- Song / Sediqa Amini -- My dogs / Kongpop Puakprom -- Overboard / Nicky Subono -- A big house / Plae Reh -- Eating as a Kiwi / Courtney Hilden -- Limu / Mary Lehuani -- Making a salad / Sudha Rao -- Khichdi / Kirsten le Harivel -- Brain omelette / Mel B Libre -- bobby is a name of a boy / Mere Taito -- The mechanical migrant: a cleaner's code to a hoover / Danushka Devinda -- Soldier / Samson Sahele -- What we be? / Reza Zareianjahromi -- Someone other than yourself / Siobhan Harvey -- Greener grass / Danushka Devinda -- Points of view / Pushpa Jabin -- Wishing / Dah meh, Fuatino Sofara, San Penitito and Seng Hpraw.