Gerald Dawe

Gerald Dawe has published twenty books of poetry and essays including Selected Poems (2012), Mickey Finn’s Air (2014), Of War and War’s Alarms (essays, 2015) and The Wrong Country (essays, 2018). He also edited the anthology, Earth Voices Whispering: Irish War Poetry 1914-1945 (2008).

At the Water’s Edge: Wilfred Owen and Water

By the look of the photograph reproduced in Jon Stallworthy’s biography, it was a fairly run-of-the-mill canal but for the bare trees and shattered planks. The Sambre and Oise canal, to which Wilfred Owen led his platoon that lethal day … Continue reading

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