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Rob Hack

Born in Invercargill to a Rarotongan mother and Kiwi father, he was then raised in Niue. Rob Hack has worked in both New Zealand and Australia. His many jobs have included cattle station worker, gigolo, insurance salesman, gym owner, carpenter, drug dealer, miner and night shift factory hand. Poetry first affected him at age 13, and he began writing 32 years later.

 

What’s true? What’s false? See if you can spot the lie.
None of these are lies.
Nice try, but you haven’t found the lie.
Rob was raised in Nuie.
Not a lie! This is true.
Rob began writing poetry at the age of 45.
Sorry. This is true.
His many jobs have included cattle station worker, gigolo, insurance salesman, gym owner, carpenter, drug dealer, miner and night shift factory hand.
You found the lie! Gigolo and drug dealer were only rumours … all the rest is true.

By Rob

Almost quite certain
P soup

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