June Haiku

June. The month of roses and honeysuckle, the hum of bees, the beginning of summer. The time when cats sleep in the shade outside, and butterflies land in unexpected places …

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IMG_0012 flowers, rosesfamily
round the table
roses …

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IMG_2086 spinning UVC
grandmother’s
spinning wheel …
blown petals

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030 butterflybutterfly
on the windshield –
parking ticket

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first published in Time Haiku    

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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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