On the Wing

Author(s): Sue Fitchett

NZ Poetry

from 'small frames – the hens of Rarotonga' there's a cockerel that waits a blue & red swagger high on the island's divide our sweat our muddy feet our clawing fingers work the roots towards his beak a jungle silent beyond our skin


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"... complex, multi-dimensional [poetry] ... carries out several dialogues at the same time: with itself, with literature and with the reader." - Sue Wootton

Sue Fitchett lives in covenanted bush on Waiheke Island. Retired as a clinical psychologist, she is an avid conservationist, particularly with birds, and is also a volunteer firefighter. Sue's poetry has appeared in various New Zealand and Australian journals and she has published or edited four books, including a previous sole collection (Palaver Lava Queen, Auckland University Press, 2004).

General Fields

  • : 9781927242520
  • : Steele Roberts & Associates Ltd
  • : Steele Roberts & Associates Ltd
  • : May 2014
  • : New Zealand
  • : May 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sue Fitchett
  • : Paperback
  • : 80