Sun-Bitten

January and the sun seems to disappear behind a sky of endless grey. I’d like to bury myself in a good book, beside a blazing fire, preferably with a box of chocolates at hand. I don’t think I’m alone in this …

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SUN-BITTEN                                                  Gillian's sunrise 11.27.

yesterday
I was eaten
by the sun

one huge
angry
mouthful

one day
I shall swallow
the sun

052and blaze
into January
blues

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first published in Chiron Review

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willow treegirl8The Willow Tree Girl for ages 7-11 … Weston doesn’t miss a beat as she untangles past and present, ghosts, missing treasure, and her heroine’s longing for success.

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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