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 Updates

The Soccer Ball

Head without a will of its own,
Blindfolded and bandaged eyes
As though returning from war;
This orb we stroke with our minds,
This round book of beginnings,
This sphere we kiss like the earth,
This earth flying into eternity;
A gift passed one to another,
Headed like a thought

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