4th December 2018 @ Poetrylive

8PM at the Thirsty Dog, 469 K’rd

Poetry Live is thrilled to present: 

Emma Kahu Orion Walter and Bob Orr

Bob Orr is a poet of significant stature in New Zealand – he is well known and well-loved. His first collection was published in 1971, and his writing has been published in multitudes of collections, journals, and anthologies since. ‘Bob’s poems have a beginning, middle, and end,’ says John Pule. ‘He’s the purest romantic lyric poet of his generation,’ says Iain Sharp. Bob has a new book to share with us.

Emma Kahu Orion Walter is from Wairamarama, Onewhero. An unusually talented and humble singer, songwriter, poet and musician; Emma says “I try to give people through music what the whenua of home has given me.” Emma is a healing feast for the soul and senses, the treasure at the end of a long year.

Minor format change – open mic starts at 8pm to allow for Emma’s travel.
All welcome on open mic, 5 minutes max. Koha entry.
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