Publication Year

from Island Spell


From: New And Collected Poems


ghosts – the far island – the potato ground – interval – once by the atlantic – the scythe – white horses – the guitar player – along that coast – the stranger – three in the summer afternoon – ishmael remembers (1) – ishmael remembers (2) – the bridge – beach moments, september ’56 – the headland – the veteran (3) – low tide – poor peter – once after sunday – to a poet



Tom Dawe

Tom Dawe was born in long Pond/manuels, conception Bay, newfoundland. He has worked as a high-school teacher, professor of english, visual artist, editor, writer, and poet. He is the author of eighteen books, including poetry, fiction, dramatic script, folklore, and children’s literature.