New Zealand Ballads in Verse

The Optimist

"Now we are able to read Roger’s work at our leisure and be transported into
his world, to enjoy the real events that inspired these poems. And, what a bonus: We are also able to enjoy the keen perception and artistic skills of artist, Ashley Smith. His pictures perfectly dovetail with Roger’s words, adding the ‘icing-onthe-cake’ to this collection.
I know Roger Lusby, the poet. His humour gets me every time and his imagery
is vivid. After reading ‘Forty Years Below’, well, I feel like I’ve been to The Ice.
His poems will take you to special places: humorous, thoughtful and sometimes tragic.
In reading this collection, you too, will get to know Roger Lusby. And I know
you’re going to like him a lot." (Graham Wardrop)

You can review any of the poems by clicking on the link below.

Reivew the poems here

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