This Joyous, Chaotic Place - Garden Poems

Author(s): Heather McPherson

New Zealand Poetry

In this meditative late work, a suburban garden becomes the forest of the imagination. With a hat-tip to Ursula Bethell's audacious candour, Heather focuses on the natural world and engages deeply with the pleasures and companionability at the fingertips of a householder Spiral has revived -- very briefly -- to publish Heathers This Joyous, Chaotic Place: Garden Poems, edited by award-winning poet Janet Charman, designed by long-time Spiral collective member Lynne Ciochetto. Its cover image is by artist and poet Joanna Margaret Paul one of only four women at the first meeting of the Christchurch women artists group. The associated This Joyous, Chaotic Place: He Waiata-Tangi-a-Tahu exhibition at Mokopopaki in Auckland celebrates Heather and her peers in the womens art and literature movement and will include a substantial catalogue


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780473423599
  • : Aotearoa New Zealand : Spiral
  • : January 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : very good
  • : 88
  • : Heather McPherson
  • : Hardback