Todd Aalgaard is an emerging Canadian writer from the West Coast of
Vancouver Island. His first novella, "Moth Dance," was completed in
September of 2004 and is pending publication among other works.

Monday's Poem

© Todd Aalgaard

Seaside Suicide

The sea whispers softly
reminders of folly
of starlit beginnings
and rain-shrouded ends.

Foam breaking and spitting
in nature's dismissal
and nature says this'll
be all that I'll say:

You're flattering, silly.

But I've seen greater drama
in the opera of otters.

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