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Brave Flower

Brave flower poem.
Sunset over ice in Antarctica.

by Simone Kaho

illustrated by Leilani Isara

The poem “Brave Flower” vividly captures the experience of those who were subjected to the dawn raids that took place in Aotearoa in the 1970's.

Series: School Journal Level 4 November 2018

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: change, concrete poetry, dawn raids, deportation, exploitation, imagery, immigration, metaphor, New Zealand history, Pacific, poetry, racism, stanzas, verse

In: School Journal Level 4 November 2018

Publication date: November 2018

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