Castles

And then there are castles. Most were built for defense
in the Middle Ages, the ruins may or may not be haunted.
Of course, some for just plain living in, and then
there are sand castles …

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CASTLES

IMG_3770 R & the oceansand trickles
through my fingers
scentless and pale
as a snow-filled sky

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the beach fills with days                               IMG_0366_Conway Castle
clicked by the clock
and piled
like a castle
waiting for the tide

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an early version was published in Bywords

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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.

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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2 Responses to Castles

  1. Lovely! Where was the picture taken?

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