The player

Hockey season starts soon for kids.
And we have someone in the family who eats,
sleeps, dreams, and plays The Great Game.

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THE PLAYER
hockey jersey                                                     IMG_6171_to the ice
to her knees

cuffs turned
to her elbows

smile as wide
as her helmet

she’s on the ice
for the third year

About Joanna M. Weston

Born in England, she lives in British Columbia. She is married with three sons, Joanna has an MA from the University of British Columbia. She has published in numerous anthologies and in magazines in Canada, the US, UK, and New Zealand, such as Canadian Women's Studies, Convolvus, Endless Mountains Review, Grain, Green's Magazine, Prairie Fire, Spin, Wascana Review, CBC Gallery, and many more...
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