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 Botany Of Words

A sentence is like a vine
That produces good red wine.
Phrases grow out of roots
And words have shoots
Flowering in the mind
Like memories that are kind.
Words are epiphytes
With jungle overwrites,
And the earth is rich and deep

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