Story: Poetry

Cilla McQueen (4th of 4)

In this television clip from 1984 Cilla McQueen reads a poem and then talks about how she likes to express herself through a number of media – poetry, drawing and sound composition. She is also a fine performance poet. McQueen's poetry draws on the circumstances of her domestic life and on the distinctive landscapes of southern New Zealand where she has spent much of her life.

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John Newton, 'Poetry - The 1970s and the ‘Freed’ generation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/43089/cilla-mcqueen (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by John Newton, published 22 Oct 2014