Outside Haunting

Hallow e’en and I look out my window from the comfort of my work place, feeling blessed by the view, and my surroundings. And then something happens …

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OUTSIDE HAUNTING                                        160..9.14.13.

walnut   Douglas fir
alder   maple
copper beech       outlines
muted by fingers of mist

looking in    you
would see desk     computer
printer     files      books
051.8.9.13
more books     a black cat
asleep      one ear turned
to the tap-type of fingers

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chest-of-drawers piled                                                  159..9.14.13.
with journals   papers
the mess of a writer’s life

while I look out
at the ghost of you

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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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2 Responses to Outside Haunting

  1. bill says:

    Hi Joanna,

    Just letting you know I am still around and reading your blog. Haven’t written much for a while, but do hope to get back to it.

    I trust all is well with you.

    Many blessings,
    Bill (Cook)

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