When you first told me
that you gave me the name of our tupuna
so that I would be strong enough
to hold our family inside my ribcage,
I believed you.
Here you are.
Here is how I saw you,
trapped in your own amber.
Now it’s time
for you to believe me.
Please join us for the launch of
by Ruby Solly
Thursday 11 February 6pm
Unity Books Wellington, 57 Willis Street
Ruby will read from her debut collection, launched by Tina Makereti.