The gorse-edged trail, the path up through sheep laurel and sedge by the lake, and then up again through the meadow and remnants of orchard and mill. Nine-months pregnant, you leaned back into shadow under a russet-thick apple tree, then on after that to the edge of the pine forest, the signs promising a
Michael Redhill is a Canadian poet and novelist. He is the author of Light-Crossing (House of Anansi, 2001), Asphodel (McClelland and Stewart, 1997), Lake Nora Arms (Coach House, 1993), and Impromptu Feats of Balance (Wolsak & Winn, 1990), among others. He is an editor of the literary magazine Brick and lives in Toronto.