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Zora Patrick is a Year 12 student of Wellington High School. She won first place in the 2017 International Institute of Modern Letters’ (IIML) National Schools Poetry Award, and was awarded $500. Zora was born in the US in 2001.
We conclude our week-long series on New Zealand poetry with the winning poem of the 2017 national schools poetry award, first revealed at 8am today by the Spinoff : 'Dampening', by Wellington High School Year 12 student Zora Patrick.