Coffee Friends

January seems to me to be a slow time of year, carrying a sense of let-down after the excitements of Christmas. Yet it’s a good time to sit down with a friend or three and visit … a time to share, sort out past and future …

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COFFEE FRIENDS                                            034 11.20.

we sit opposite
each other

hands hold
mugs of coffee

where do we begin
after so long?

look
round the room

eyes meet
and the past

tumbles    flows
over us

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First published in Hancock Ad News

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willow treegirl8The Willow Tree Girl “… perfect for children in the 7-11-year-old bracket who love to read. …The characters are life-like and the plot intriguing …” Elizabeth Symon.

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About Joanna M. Weston

Born in England, she is now living in Shawnigan Lake, BC. She is married to Robert, an accountant, and they have three sons, Andrew Jon Mark ... and two cats, Alice and Chaucer. 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... Clarity House Press has published several of her chapbooks including: Berry and the Birthday Band (2010) One of These Little Ones (1987) – out of print Cuernavaca Diary (1990) – out of print Seasons (1993) – out of print Watch-night (2005) – out of print
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