Bernadette Hall Poems
- Action Man A softer sun & smaller lusts
- Early Settler You dream a hand that will stitch...
- The Persistent Levitator There are too many words like in a...
- Famine A slate step, a brass knocker, the old forgotten ...
- Lavandula Vera Shadow of a shadow in paradiso
- Poem In The Matukituki Valley I know some things like you'd...
- Dionysus Sailing Wine slips over the lip of a red glazed ...
Bernadette Hall (born 1945 in Alexandra, New Zealand) is a New Zealand writer and poet. She was raised in what she describes as a small-city Catholic community that was proud, theatrical and pretty much enclosed. After a career as a teacher of Latin and classical studies she started writing full time in her 40s. She has held residencies at both Canterbury University and Victoria University and is ... more »
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A softer sun
& smaller lusts
in ‘grievy fall'
& so much to be
done I mean
felt the pinch
& slipped his sable
ships from Tenedos
instead of tears