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this peace

Robyn Cairns

Publisher: Ginninderra Press

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'If humankind is to save Earth from environmental disaster, we need poets like Robyn Cairns to bring our attention back to nature - to show us how to look with attentive eyes, to focus on the myriad of small lives with whom we share this planet, and that are endangered by our misuse of it. Her poems are steeped in caterpillars, and spiders, and whispering grasses, and egrets, and stars. Robyn sees what we don't see, what we walk by without noticing, and points it out to us with the simplicity, wisdom and sharp edged delight of haiku. And like a river running throughout, Robyn invites us into her heart, a daughter's grief for her father and the quiet comfort of memory.' - Marianne Paul

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