Told Again

We’ve been telling the Christmas story for two thousand years. It’s been added to with tales of Mary and Joseph’s travels, embellished by Father Christmas stories, embroidered by legends of the fourth Wiseman. But it remains the story of a baby …

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TOLD AGAIN

the story circles                                                       snow angel
in firelight
spirals out
on angel wings
settles
on a hammer
on a hill-top

but it began
far Away
in a Manger

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summerfathercoverA Summer Father … terse, imagistic lines; … It’s not nostalgia that we experience but quiet, poignant grief. Richard Stevenson

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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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