The Future

This week between Christmas and New Year always strikes me as a bit weird. We’ve scarcely finished with one deeply rooted celebration and we’re into another on an entirely different level. The two are linked but I’m not sure how …

THE FUTURE                                         035 Victoria airport.blog

a child peers
from darkness

catches tinsel
from paper hats

swings on popcorn chains
until they break

and the child tumbles
into dangerous life

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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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