Elizabeth Smither



Brigid Magner Reviews Michele Leggott’s Vanishing Points and Elizabeth Smither’s Night Horse

Michelle Leggott and Elizabeth Smither are both former Poet Laureates, with distinguished careers behind them. Night Horse won the poetry category of the 50th Ockham New Zealand Book Awards and Vanishing Points has already been received to great acclaim. Even though there are some major stylistic differences between these two books, there are many surprising coincidences.

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An Extra Oyster for the Doctors

Entrée: raw oysters on the shell. Price on application but they will be raised high on a bed of ice and lemon slices. A dozen and a half is not available so we take a dozen, abashed that oyster eaters …

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An Extra Oyster for the Doctors

Entrée: raw oysters on the shell. Price on application but they will be raised high on a bed of ice and lemon slices. A dozen and a half is not available so we take a dozen, abashed that oyster eaters …

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