On Stage

Going to the theatre is always such fun. But I wonder sometimes about the actors, how they feel when they’re on stage, what it’s like when the curtain comes down, when the run of the play is over …

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ON STAGE

the curtain rises                                             img_6296_1-4-09-silhouettes-outside-face-to-face-blog
…lowers as actors
steal their moment

applause echoes
…while action
closes in their hands

they become
…who they are
their names defined

lights dim and the set
…draws to itself
as voices fade

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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.

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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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