Mostly we see waterfalls from the outside, rarely do we get behind them, and what do we see when we do? For me there’s mystery, the chance of catching a glimpse of the imaginary lands of childhood, mystery, magic …


WATERFALL                                            IMG_2021 light through mist

through the lens
of my waterfall
lies a world
by childhood

of new fairylands
sing behind
the falling curtain
by reaching fingers
to a geography
for seven-league boots


first published in Apostrophe


summerfathercoverA Summer Father … poems as deceptively simple and cunning as a sniper’s bullet. This book is a Remembrance Day poppy. Dave Margoshes

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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