Litstack Rec: Fruits & Vegetables, Poems & Ninefox Gambit

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Fruits & Vegetables, Poems by Erica Jong In celebration of #NationalPoetryMonth Long before Fear of Flying, before Erica Jong’s now-classic novel portrayed the freedom of the seventies with a knowing and irreverent voice, the author wrote a small book of poetry titled Fruits & Vegetables. After Fear of Flying was released in 1973, the novel [….]

LitStack Rec: ‘Fruits & Vegetables’ and ‘Renascence and Other Poems’

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Fruits & Vegetables Erica Jong Long before Fear of Flying, before Erica Jong’s now-classic novel described an era with its knowing and irreverent voice, she wrote a small book of poetry titled Fruits & Vegetables (note the ampersand, as we’ll return to that in a moment). Fear of Flying, after it was released in 1973, [….]