The Bells of St Nicholas
by Gerald Dawe • from Mickey Finn's Air • The Gallery Press
Gerald Dawe's recent collections include Lake Geneva, Points West, and Selected Poems—all published by The Gallery Press.
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"It’s as if what Gerald Dawe has to tell us is so vital that clarity—such a virtue—is a moral matter."
Final judge: Edward Hirsch
"... despite the fact that the Vallejo poem has been imitated by everyone from [Donald] Justice to my students' students, I’d like to challenge its status as an 'original,' because I now think that 'Black Stone on a White Stone' was itself an imitation — a variation, a departure. Vallejo does not, as Justice does, acknowledge his model, which has been largely, but not completely, forgotten."
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