Poems About the Kiwi-Hu-Suk


The Kiwi-hu-suk is a traditional language of the New Zealand indigenous people. The words means “little pig” or “little dog”. These words are used to describe animals. The New Zealand indigenous people have adapted this language into a form of poetry. These poems are about the relationship between people and nature.

Poems by Taye Tebble

Poems by Taye Tebbe are often regarded as challenging mythology and popular culture, but Tebble’s work challenges all of these and more. Her poems are often bold and challenging, tackling everything from Maori mythology to Greek mythology. “Poetry is a form of activism and it’s not just for the rich,” she says.