Catching up with some archived editions of ABC Radio show Poetica. It’s a nice follow on from yesterday’s post featuring Clive James. I’ll never forget listening to Colquhoun live in the New Plymouth library a few years ago. He’s a fine poet to hear live. His is a fascinating story.
Here’s part of the “promo” for the show.
“Glenn Colquhoun is a New Zealand poet and GP. After the breakup of his marriage he went to live in the small Maori community of Te Tii where he was taught to fish, to cook, and how to speak Maori. His first book of poems, The Art of Walking Upright, grew out of this experience and is a kind of extended love poem to Te Tii, its people, land and seascapes…”
You’ll find the downloadable podcast here.