malady As our ancestors did before us we claw at ourselves and each other, we swell, seize up, snipe and bitch, hating each other for cytosines and thickenings, for the errors of general practitioners, for long nights awake without medicine. You scratch so hard you bruise yourself. I give away hours of night to the… Continue reading Hinemoana Baker
Author: Hinemoana Baker
has lived for more than 20 years in Wellington and Kāpiti. She descends from the Ngāi Tahu tribe in the South Island, and from Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Toa and Te Āti Awa in the North Island. Her new book of poems, waha | mouth, will be published during her 2014 term as writer in residence at Victoria University in Wellington.