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."
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