Two poems

parasol

 

we noticed

Alasdair Rees lives and works in Saskatoon, Canada where he teaches French at the University of Saskatchewan. From 2019 to 2020, he served as Saskatchewan’s first Youth Poet Laureate. His writing has been longlisted for Prism magazine’s Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize and Grouse Grind Lit Prize, and has been published by Moebius, Ancrages, GUTS, Urbania, and Metatron Press, as well as being broadcast nationally on Radio-Canada. As poetry editor of Grain magazine, his selections were nominated for a National Magazine Award and anthologized in Best Canadian Poetry and the Pushcart Prize XLVI. Alasdair’s first book, Mon √©cologie,¬†appeared in June 2021.

This poem responds to Rattling the Dags.