This collection of verse was published back in 2003 but I have only just found it being drawn to it by the title. Published by AUP, it is still in print, and the rrp is $24.99
The poet is Sarah Quigley, another reason why I was attracted to it as I am a great fan of her fiction, novels and short stories, and was so astonished and disappointed when her simply marvellous 2011 novel, The Conductor, didn't win the fiction prize in the NZ Post Book Awards. In fact it wasn't even short-listed! One of the finest novels from a NZ writer in many years in my view.
Here is the title poem for your enjoyment, I love it: