Questions tagged [hone-tuwhare]

Questions related to the New Zealand (Māori) poet Hone Tuwhare (1922 – 2008) and his work.

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What exactly is the “No Ordinary Sun”?

The poem "No Ordinary Sun" by the Maori poet Hone Tuwhare is about a tree's reaction to some kind of deadly threat, the titular "no ordinary sun". Addressing the tree in the second person, the poem ...