New Year haiku

New Year’s Day. Probably most people are tired, having stayed up to see the New Year in with fireworks and celebration. We watched “Royal Canadian Air Farce”, and went to bed happy. New Year resolutions? I make the same one every year: not to make one! I’m never disappointed …

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New Year’s Day                                   046
all last night’s
goodbyes

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overnight
new mailboxes
same ice

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paper napkins
on the floor –
New Year

the second haiku was published in Lynx

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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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