Considering Gifts

Choosing gifts for people can be a real headache: what do they like? what would they most appreciate? do they need clothes? want books? DVDs? the list of choices is endless …

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CONSIDERING GIFTS

shall I offer words hanging
like wisps of straw                           220..7.27.13.blog
to warm the child?

should I give
a scarf to warm
the homeless parent?

fill an empty belly
so the wanderer
may sleep soundly?

or bring
a dog to comfort
loneliness?

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Frame and the McGuireNEW! Frame and The McGuire – for ages 8-13 … published by TradeWind Books, available on Amazon or your local bookstore.

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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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