Cake: Selected Poems

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Ester Republic Press, 2004 - Poetry - 78 pages
4 Reviews
This collection of 67 strongly sensory, disciplined poems, examines themes of families across generations and relationships, using fresh visual and aural images of things as diverse as the tiny tracks of a vole in the snow or a madman's song and a jazzman's sax. The author's work reflects her years growing up in the Midwest and her twenty years in Alaska, where she lives today.

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User Review  - greggchadwick - LibraryThing

"The body leaves in fits and starts, in temperament, a cheap used car, desperate for an engine part, transmission work, and four new tires." Vaya Con Dios from "Cake" Doreen Fitzgerald Poetry is one ... Read full review

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User Review  - crystallyn - LibraryThing

Cake is a slender volume of verse, primarily centered around slices of Fitzgerald's rural, family life. While the poems are fairly accessible, they aren't particularly hard hitting or impacting, rather, they're a sweet, simple, but pleasant read. Read full review


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