Alden Nowlan

Rookie (25 January 1933 - 27 June 1983 / Stanley, Nova Scotia)

Poems of Alden Nowlan

1. A Certain Kind of Holy Men 4/17/2004
2. A Mysterious Naked Man 12/9/2003
3. A Poem About Miracles 4/2/2010
4. Broadcaster's Poem 4/2/2010
5. The Anatomy of Angels 4/2/2010
6. The Bull Moose 1/13/2003
7. The Masks of Love 12/2/2003

A Poem About Miracles

Why don't the records go blank
the instant the singer dies?
Oh, I know there are explanations
but they don't convince me
I'm still surprised
When I hear the dead singing
As for orchestra's
I expect the Instruments
To fall silent one by one

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