Paula Harris

Paula Harris was the 2017 recipient of the Lilian Ida Smith Award. Her work has appeared in Poetry NZ Yearbook, Snorkel, Landfall, takahē and Broadsheet. She sleeps a lot, because that’s what depression makes you do. Paula was born in Palmerston North in 1973.

Aug 20, 2018

The Monday Poem: 'if I were a queen, I would start wars out of sexual frustration' by Paula Harris

All week this week we present new verse, to celebrate National Poetry Day on Friday. Today's poet: Paula Harris of Palmerston North.

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Mar 2, 2018

The Friday Poem: 'the life expectancy of a cloud' by Paula Harris

New verse by Palmerston North poet Paula Harris.

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Nov 4, 2017

On Tuesdays I go to the pharmacy

A personal memoir of mental health, by Paula Harris.

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