Hear Ye

Happy Christmas!! Do we, as we holiday, remember the reason for the season? Certainly, the solstice has just passed and we celebrate the changing light, the movement towards spring. It’s the season of birth, renewal, and of joy …

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HEAR YE                                              Christmas 2011 Part1 011

prophets shout
to skiers
and snowboarders

they call
along country lanes
beside frozen lakes

seers cry                                               IMG_4242 people on the C.E.
to shoppers
and salespeople

they tell
of one who is
Joy to the world

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summerfathercoverA Summer Father … Here is poetry … interweaving images culled from a wartime childhood with bittersweet memories of a “summer father”. Lynda Monahan

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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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