Unknown Road

Sometimes when I’m walking, I turn left instead of right, or right instead of left, and thereby discover a whole new landscape. This can be annoying if I am in a hurry but the best thing to do is, to my way of thinking, to continue into the adventure …

UNKNOWN ROAD

I took the wrong turning                                       455-9-5-14-ragged-ass-road-blog
and lost myself
between a gravel pit
and a thousand years
of Douglas firs

a dirt track pointed
across a blue map
without compass

so I took a tree
between my teeth

it tossed me
out and up
into a sky
of discovery

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Frame and the McGuireFrame and The McGuire – ‘… a gentle yet striking novel about the way our perception influences our judgement of others.’ Amy Mathers. For ages 8-13 … published by Tradewind Books available on Amazon or your local bookstore.

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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