Circling

We’re almost at the solstice when light changes so subtly we don’t notice it for days. It’s a time of mystery: we light candles to honour the day, ring bells, light fires to help bring back the sun, and watch the tide change …

CIRCLING

the year-end solstice             15 the bonfire.blog
leans on my shoulders

winter divides …
circles its beginning
on a grey-hued beach

where water surges
against a rock
with mist weeping
the tide’s turn

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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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