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'A Tingling Catch': A Century of New Zealand Cricket Poems 1864-2009 By Mark Pirie
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‘A Tingling Catch’ is the first anthology of New Zealand cricket poems to be collected. This substantial volume traces the history of cricket poetry in New Zealand from 1864 to 2009... More > spanning 145 years of New Zealand cricket. It brings together verse and song by some of our best poets - past and present. From Samuel Butler’s classic description of the visiting All-England XI in 1864 to Arnold Wall’s widely known First World War piece, ‘A Time Will Come’, to the ‘underarm incident’ of 1981 and more recent cricket poems that feature current members of the New Zealand team. ‘A Tingling Catch’ is presented with notes by editor and cricket follower Mark Pirie and a foreword (a poem) by well-known cricket historian, former national selector and former President of NZ Cricket, Don Neely. It contains over 100 poems and songs and features a wide variety of forms and styles from rhyming poetry to free verse and is sure to appeal to cricket lovers and poetry readers of all ages.< Less
Boots: A Selection of Football Poetry 1890-2017 By Mark Pirie
eBook (ePub): $6.82
Boots is a collection of historical football poems by international contributors, which was first published in New Zealand as a special football issue of the periodical broadsheet: new new zealand... More > poetry to coincide with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The poems celebrate ‘the beautiful game’ with a range of emotions, critical insights and expressions/images of the much-loved international pastime. Contributors include the well-known and renowned to first-time authors and occasional versifiers: Dannie Abse, Nick Ascroft, James Brown, Albert Craig, PS Cottier, John Dickson, Michael Duffett, John Gallas, C.W. Grace, Jeff Hilson, Tim Jones, Gary Langford, Moshé Liba, David McGill, Michael O’Leary, Mark Pirie, Harry Ricketts, Alan Ross, and Kendrick Smithyman. This new edition includes new material found by the editor in the past three years. 'Mark Pirie’s compilations are always interesting and worthwhile.' – John Symons, Journal of the Cricket Society, Autumn 2014< Less
Boots: A Selection of Football Poetry 1890-2017 By Mark Pirie
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Boots is a collection of historical football poems by international contributors, which was first published in New Zealand as a special football issue of the periodical broadsheet: new new zealand... More > poetry to coincide with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The poems celebrate ‘the beautiful game’ with a range of emotions, critical insights and expressions/images of the much-loved international pastime. Contributors include the well-known and renowned to first-time authors and occasional versifiers: Dannie Abse, Nick Ascroft, James Brown, Albert Craig, PS Cottier, John Dickson, Michael Duffett, John Gallas, C.W. Grace, Jeff Hilson, Tim Jones, Gary Langford, Moshé Liba, David McGill, Michael O’Leary, Mark Pirie, Harry Ricketts, Alan Ross, and Kendrick Smithyman. This new edition includes new material found by the editor in the past three years. 'Mark Pirie’s compilations are always interesting and worthwhile.' – John Symons, Journal of the Cricket Society, Autumn 2014< Less
Sidelights: Rugby Poems By Mark Pirie
eBook (ePub): $7.00
Sidelights features poems about the All Blacks, Super and provincial rugby, women’s rugby and the author’s own rugby family. First published as a limited edition hand-bound booklet in... More > 2013, this new enlarged edition contains rugby poems from the past four years and is accompanied by historian Ron Palenski’s informative foreword. The book’s title “Sidelights” comes from an Eden Park rugby column of the same name in the Auckland Weekly News, 1930s. Wellington writer and editor Mark Pirie’s poems, written between 1993 and 2017, have been widely published in journals, anthologies and newspapers such as Ron Palenski’s Touchlines: An Anthology of Rugby Poetry (NZ Sports Hall of Fame, 2013), Under Flagstaff: Dunedin Poetry (Otago University Press, 2004) and The Dominion Post. “Mark Pirie has captured rugby’s moods and eras in this small book of his fine poetry; there’s barely a peep from a referee’s whistle as he flits from old to new and back again..." Ron Palenski, author of Rugby: A New Zealand History< Less
Sidelights: Rugby Poems By Mark Pirie
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Sidelights features poems about the All Blacks, Super and provincial rugby, women’s rugby and the author’s own rugby family. First published as a limited edition hand-bound booklet in... More > 2013, this new enlarged edition contains rugby poems from the past four years and is accompanied by historian Ron Palenski’s informative foreword. The book’s title “Sidelights” comes from an Eden Park rugby column of the same name in the Auckland Weekly News, 1930s. Wellington writer and editor Mark Pirie’s poems, written between 1993 and 2017, have been widely published in journals, anthologies and newspapers such as Ron Palenski’s Touchlines: An Anthology of Rugby Poetry (NZ Sports Hall of Fame, 2013), Under Flagstaff: Dunedin Poetry (Otago University Press, 2004) and The Dominion Post. “Mark Pirie has captured rugby’s moods and eras in this small book of his fine poetry; there’s barely a peep from a referee’s whistle as he flits from old to new and back again..." Ron Palenski, author of Rugby: A New Zealand History< Less
Sounds of Sonnets By Michael O'Leary & Mark Pirie
eBook (ePub): $6.78
Sounds of Sonnets is a collection of sonnets by two well known New Zealand poets. The collaborative volume has a long history in poetry, e.g. Wordsworth and Coleridge’s Lyrical Ballads. In... More > contrast Pirie and O’Leary have chosen the sonnet form, a well-known form in New Zealand verse. Each poet has 25 sonnets to depict their style and content, usually elegiac and satirical. In doing so the two poets combine here to produce a substantial volume that will entertain and bring notice once again to the sonnet form in NZ. The book also includes a Foreword on sonnets by Wellington critic/poet F W N Wright and a cover after the Simon and Garfunkel album Sounds of Silence!< Less

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