The Greedy Poet

This is Poetry Month! I believe poetry should be read and relished: it encourages appetite, feeds the soul, nourishes the mind, relaxes the body. The actual food is almost, almost, secondary …

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THE GREEDY POET                                          ????????????????

quatrains with French toast
sprinkled with random rhyme
begin the poetic day
stirring digestive processes
to create succulent verse

for lunch:  sonnet soup                                               034
with crusty sliced ghazal
IMG_3537 A's Quatre Saissonsthen dream of dining on epic pizza
canzonet with pasta
or haiku with tomato salad
while editing triolets of herbal tea
and licking ecstasies of ode

until the final relished taste –
a box of lyrics savoured in bed

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thoseblueshoescoverThose Blue Shoes for ages 7-11 … Weston’s … skill in juggling time past with time present … the plot unfolds with fast-paced action, mystery, suspense and even a ghost. Joan Givner

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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6 Responses to The Greedy Poet

  1. C.J. Black says:

    Leaves me hungering for more words.

  2. oldpyjamas says:

    Mmmmm . .chocolates and delicious poetry
    Safe journey

  3. revbillcook says:

    Hi Joanna,

    NIce! And thanks for reminding me that this is National Poetry Month. A good time to get reading and writing. – Bill

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