Tim Bowling

Tim Bowling has published twelve collections of poetry, the latest being Selected Poems (Nightwood 2013) and Circa Nineteen Hundred And Grief (Gaspereau 2014). His work has earned him a Guggenheim Fellowship, two Governor General's Award nominations, a Canadian Authors Association Award, and five Alberta Book Awards.

My Father Walked to Work, and His Work Was on the Water

My father walked to work, and his work was on the water. His journey through blossom, cat-shadow, and rain. Always I can see the rungs, but I can never hold the ladder. I was his youngest child. But a man’s …

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