Shadows senryu

I’ve always been intrigued by shadows, how short or long they are, the way they reflect the object, make it different, create odd shapes, how different they appear from what they cling to …


geometry lesson –                           IMG_9070..4.16.13.
sunlit angles
on deck


winding road
by the lake –
an osprey


the shadows of a man
a woman and their dog


9781771333054_FC‘A Bedroom of Searchlights’: poetry. This collection draws a picture of the poet’s divorced mother, an artist with two children, who struggled with poverty, war, and the realities of daily life, yet still found beauty and comfort in her garden, and her art.
From Inanna Publications, 2016.

About Joanna M. Weston

Born in England, she lives in British Columbia. She is married with three sons, 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...
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2 Responses to Shadows senryu

  1. says:

    Thank you for the many poems you have sent recently. I particularly liked the ‘airport’ ones, and the ones by the lake. It is good to see you being so prolific, and making good use of your talents. Best wishes. Jenny.

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