Stillness

The Christmas season is here. We get frantic, trying to get everything done and, all too often, end up exhausted. I try to slow down, take time at some point everyday, to watch birds, the rain …

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STILLNESS

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we stumble
out of shopping
the rush of baking
news reports of genocide
famine pandemic
into calm
. . . . light
a place of peace
to find
the Child

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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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