Salvatore Ala

Rookie - 75 Points (February 18,1959 / Canada)

Biography of Salvatore Ala

Salvatore Ala poet

Salvatore Ala has published three collections of poetry: Clay of the Maker, Straight Razor and Other Poems, and Lost Luggage. His poems have appeared in journals and anthologies. He has also published six broadsides of his poetry.

Salvatore Ala's Works:

Clay of the Maker, Mosaic Press
Straight Razor and Other Poems, Biblioasis
Lost Luggage, Biblioasis

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Fishing With My Father

I could fish for hours,
Lose myself in a marsh
Carried by giant carp,
A dragonfly hook its shadow on my eye
And guide me back to my surprised self.

Fishing in silence beside my father,
I would glance up at him
Catching the fishes that got away,

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