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The Hands

A book by Marty Gervais.

Marty Gervais

Moving, intriguing, and exquisite, this collection is a paean to the iconic personalities Marty Gervais has met and written about during his career as both a poet and a journalist and includes poems about such diverse characters as Muhammad Ali, Mother Teresa, Benjamin Spock, Norman Mailer, Karen Kain and Thomas Merton. Each poem narrows the focus to one little detail about them, a slice of a memoir but in poetic form. (From Guernica Editions)

Interviews with Marty Gervais

COVID-19 inspires Windsorites to write pandemic poetry

2 years ago
Duration 1:54
As much as this COVID-19 pandemic has caused months of anxiety for some, others have been inspired by it. Two of Windsor's most accomplished poets, Mary Ann Mulhern and Marty Gervais, have been busy writing pandemic poetry.
With intermittent lockdowns, there's a good chance you've found yourself going for more walks over the past couple of years. But did you write a book about the experience? Marty Gervais did, with a little help from his poetic pals.

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