Jan FitzGerald (b.1950) is a long established NZ poet with publication in all the mainstream NZ literary journals including Poetry NZ, NZ Books, Takahe, Broadsheet, Landfall, and overseas in Poetry Australia, The London Magazine, Orbis (UK) , Acumen (UK) and Cinnamon Press (Wales) . She is also a short story writer of various awards and placings.
Jan has three poetry books published and works as a full-time artist in Napier, Hawke’s Bay,


Jan FitzGerald Poems

When I Die

When I die

When I die make me a nest,
a hay-bed... more »

Cows Crossing

Cows crossing

Cows slow the car to an indolent amble,
surround us with the pink mammary smell... more »

Letter To Tome Torihama (1902-1992)

Letter to Tome Torihama (1902-1992)
Owner of Tomiya Restaurant, near Chiran Air Base, who
cared for kamikaze (tokkotai)pilots hours before their last flight
(and later, for American GIs.)... more »

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