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That's me hiding in the canapes, the flicker of a light, a bent page corner. Wish I could be there in person! It's 89 degrees today - blech. Endless Republican Convention dissection on the radio, so here I am on an NZ blog. hugs, K
Good luck sweetie!!!
Hope it went well, Helen, I'm sorry I couldn't be there - heading off to the Chch Festival tomorrow and busy organising family and packing. Hope you wore red. M
Helen, I'm looking forward to a report on the launch on your blog. I'm sorry that I couldn't be there. I'm enjoying the book a great deal. I like the way the first part works as an overture to the more biographical poems and I like the way some of the poems aren't afraid to explore the big issues. I'm reading it slowly as I do with poetry I enjoy. Cheers. Harvey
Thanks so much everyone! The launch went fabulously. I had a great time, and feel My Iron Spine is well and truly launched.Karen, we felt you there in spirit. Your parents came in your stead, and I overheard Brian telling someone that he went on a date with your mother. You were missed.Helen, thanks so much. When can we expect to launch your first collection?Mary, I did indeed wear red! And we had red lollies around the place, and my very kind sister-in-law brought red camellias to go on the books table. And, co-incidentally, we launched the book in front of a photograph of a red chair. I hope you have a fabulous time at the Christchurch festival!Harvey, I'm really glad you're enjoying it. As I said, I very much enjoyed Moonshot, and look forward to celebrating its official launch.
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