Vacant Possession

Vacant Possession

by Anne Fitzgerald

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Overview

Poems of love, loss, and grief from Dublin poet Anne Fitzgerald.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910669976
Publisher: DUFOUR
Publication date: 12/31/2017
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Aidan Mathews 13

I

Anticipation 17

Desire 18

No Air 19

Belief in Momentary Laps 20

Blackout 21

Lost In 22

Myopic 23

Compass 24

Night Sweats 25

A Rub of the Relic 26

All Things Bright 27

Grave Digging Prospector 28

Summer 29

Over the Limit 30

Deception 31

Fields 33

II

Shingles 37

Getting Ready 39

Last Rites from My Mother 40

Tempo Rubato 42

Scent of Snowfall 44

Vacant Possession 46

Come March 56

Sauduade 57

Send Off 58

What Will Remain 59

The Little Boy from Basin Lane 61

Sibling Rivalry 66

No Small Craft Warning 67

Bloodline 70

Houdini Cane 71

Safe and Sound 73

A Great Fall 74

In Plain Sight 75

Perception 77

Prayer for My Daughter 78

III

Éire's Holy Roman Emperor 83

Mrs. Doogan 86

Change of Use 88

Making Good 91

The Holy Land 92

Odd Job Man 94

The Book of Bees 95

The Price of 1965, near Archbishop Palace 99

Finding Myself in Werburgh Street 101

Bellybutton 103

A False Start 105

Finding you at Fifty 106

Multiplicity 107

Districts Not Apparent 108

IV

Requiem for the Sold 115

Save The Child 120

Notes on Poems 121

Selection of Sources Consulted 125

Archives 125

Books/Articles/Periodicals 125

Legislation 127

Case Law 128

Reports/Other 128

Maps 129

Newspapers 129

A Selection of Seminal Newspaper Articles 129

Private Interviews 135

Radio 135

Television/Film 137

Theatre 138

Acknowledgements 139

Author's Postscript 141

Ahout the Author 146

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