is the author of The Fifth Window, A Tunisian Notebook, House Built of Rain, The Human Shore, and Birds, Metals, Stones and Rain. His poems have appeared widely in literary magazines and in anthologies including Open Wide A Wilderness: Canadian Nature Poems, Rocksalt: An Anthology of Contemporary BC Poetry, the Montreal International Poetry Prize 2011 Global Anthology, and Best Canadian Poetry in English 2012.
Sunday, October 4, 2009
THE RAIN BUSH
...and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush
was not consumed. And Moses said, I will now turn aside,
and see this great sight...-- Exodus 3: 2-3