No ever falls in love
We fall through it
We endure it
Sometimes we even survive
Lovers die alone
David Groulx was raised in the Northern Ontario mining community of Elliot Lake. He is proud of his Aboriginal roots – his mother is Ojibwe Indian and his father French Canadian.
After receiving his BA from Lakehead University where he won the Munro Poetry Prize. David studied creative writing at the En’owkin Centre in Penticton, B.C. where he won the Simon J Lucas Jr. Memorial Award for poetry. He has also studied at The University of Victoria Creative Writing Program.
He has published six poetry books – Night in the Exude (Tyro Publications: Sault Ste Marie, 1997); and The Long Dance (Kegedonce Press, 2000). Under God’s Pale Bones (Kegedonce Press, 2010), A Difficult Beauty (Wolsak & Wynn: Hamilton, 2011), Rising With A Distant Dawn (BookLand Press:Toronto, 2011) as well as Our Life Is Ceremony (Lummox Press: California) due out in spring 2012.
David is a member of the League of Canadian Poets, as well as a member of The Ontario Poetry Society.
David recently won the 3rd annual PoetryNOW Battle of the Bards.
David recently read at the IFOA in Toronto & Barrie.
David’s poetry has appeared in over a 120 publications in England, Australia, Germany, Austria, Turkey, India, New Zealand, Scotland and the USA. He lives in a log home near Ottawa, Canada.