A new poem by Dunedin poet Emma Neale.
Taupo bicycle crash victim died doing what he loved—living
Otepoti climbing fall victim died doing what she loved—living
British kayak tourist drowning victims died doing what they loved—living
African neurologist hiking holiday-maker died doing what she loved—living
Syrian child playing chase in the street died doing what he loved—living
Elderly woman making a cup of tea died doing what she loved—living
Middle-aged man in cardiac arrest during increasingly rare sex act (for him) died doing what he loved—living
Semi-successful writer died at battered laptop doing what he loved—living
Heartbroken jilted lover bankrupt chronic pain victim suicided doing what she dreaded—living
Nelson Arts Festival is hosting Pukapuka Talks: The Friday Poem on 25 October, with poets Emma Neale, Tayi Tibble, Chris Tse, and editor of The Friday Poem: 100 New Zealand Poems Steve Braunias, chaired by Cliff Fell. See Nelson Arts Festival for details.