The way the soft
first light of dawn
finds its way
through needles
of black spruce,
as water works
its inexorable pathway
through rock.


The way a stark
slab of granite will
become a garden
where mosses
and lichen precede
birch and pine
and root themselves
to court the sun.

~ Glen Sorestad

Glen Sorestad is a well known poet from Saskatoon who has published close to twenty volumes of poetry, the latest being Blood & Bone, Ice & Stone(2005), Halo of Morning(2006) and Language of Horse(2007), an online chapbook on Sorestad was the first Poet Laureate of Saskatchewan(2000-2004).

One Response to “Amazing”

  1. this is a great poem

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