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Lesley Watkins

Living on the Kāpiti Coast, Lesley likes to use the environment as a backdrop to her poetry. She is a wife, mother and grandmother, and she has a background in social science. Her interest is in social justice, equality and the environment, joining both the physical and emotional pathways. Her poetry represents these aspects of life.


Which is the lie?
Lesley has a pet chinchilla.
You’ve found the lie!
Lesley studied social science.
This is true.
Lesley recycles.
Sorry, this isn’t a lie.

By Lesley


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