Waterfall

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 …

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WATERFALL                                            IMG_2021 light through mist

through the lens
of my waterfall
lies a world
hallowed
by childhood

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

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first published in Apostrophe

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

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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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