Joyous Day

It was a truly wonderful wedding day: family, close friends, joy and delight all round. So happy for them. And, because they’re marathoners, tri-athletes, here’s for them …

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JOYOUS DAY

stride down the skies
in quick-march-time

slide across lakes churned
to slip-slappy waves

run into bike-shops
to roll spare-tires

down Main Street
with friends cheering

and bands blaring
this personal victory parade

as you cross the start line
of your life-long marathon

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Frame and the McGuireNEW! Frame and The McGuire – for ages 8-13 … to be published by TradeWind Books on October 15th

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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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