Apple Spring

Good Friday precedes Easter Sunday. In other words, dark times are followed by joy, clouds by sunshine, night by day, tears by laughter. Just the way it is: the changes guaranteed by life. So, we’ll survive Good Friday, and have a Happy Easter …

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APPLE SPRING

the apple tree   shy                                         IMG_6571 apple blossom
with closed blossom
waits until
I am not looking

it stirs
flexes a little

branches edge
with white flowers
surprise muted
at the swiftness
of arrival

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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. Find it at Smashwords

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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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