Anna Jackson is a New Zealand poet who grew up in Auckland and now lives in Island Bay, Wellington. Pasture and Flock: New and Selected Poems collects up poems from seven previous collections, and includes twenty-five new poems written in the last few years. It includes many poems from Catullus for Children and I, Clodia, the two collections that engage with the work of Catullus, as well as readings of Sappho and Horace, and poems about badminton, billiards, salty hair, takahe, head lice, indexing, proof-reading, hens, truth and beauty.
“The world was flammable, we knew it was."
Art work from Keely O'Shannessey's cover for Pasture and Flock.