Rhyme: There is no rhyme in this poem.
Rhythm: Haiku clinic poem because it goes one line three line one line in the poem
Tone or Mood: The mode is Mysterious
Personification: They are giving the river mouth human like qualities which gives it personification.
Enjambment: There is enjambment all through this poem.
Meaning of the title.: Awa means river.
Author: find 3 facts about the author:
1. He works in schools throughout New Zealand.
2. He was born in Oamaru.
3. His Father used to be a carpenter.
Now write a similar poem (must have a Maori title) and present it on a slide. Also, make a Sound Cloud recording of you reading the poem.:
The thirsty rimu tree
licking the soil for water
guzzling the water through its parched roots
swallowing the water down its long elegant throat
waiting for rain to fall.Sound Cloud Recording