Allen Curnow is among New Zealand’s most celebrated poets. He lived in Tohunga Crescent, Parnell. This poem, ‘The weather in Tohunga Crescent’, was written between 1979 and 1981.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Reference: Allen Curnow, Continuum: New and later poems 1972-1988. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 1988.
Permission to reproduce the work of Allen Curnow courtesy of the copyright owner, Mrs Jenifer Curnow, c/- Tim Curnow, literary agent and consultant, Lane Cove, Sydney