There’s a buzz about town and its the buzz of impending poetry events.
There’s even High Tea and Poetry at the historic Athenree Homestead north of Katikati on the 23rd – Devonshire tea and flowing words ($12.50) There’s lots planned around Tauranga. There’s free admission to CAUGHT IN THE ACT at the Mauao Performing Arts Centre 11 Totara Street, Mount Maunganui, Words Music and Song 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start (Bar and snacks available).
Established Tauranga writer and poet Jenny Argante has contributed an original poem.
when she abandoned colour
for the stark exuberance of line
a new way of seeing,
the shape outlining
as the ink flowed from her pen
c Jenny Argante
Jenny Argante is reading with other poets at Tauranga Art Gallery on Thursday 21st August 2014. For information check http://www.artgallery.org.nz/events/malady-poetry-night
A selection of Jenny’s poems were published last year by Oceanbook as Working Between the Cracks available through any bookshop.