Too Much

After a very long grey, wet, winter, spring came up with speed, and then
June burst into flower all over the place …

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TOO MUCH

June woke up three weeks ago              
spread a cacophony of roses
over the Japanese maple
tossed wisteria along the path
rampaged through tall grass
with a wave of seed heads
and blew dandelion clocks
to the horizon

this week
she threatens a lettuce invasion
cornucopias of radish
and a tornado of bugs

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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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2 Responses to Too Much

  1. Francine Wallace says:

    this week she threatens a lettuce invasion cornucopias of radish and a tornado of bugs
    I love this Joanna! Hope you are well.
    I am rediscovering the pleasures in a very small way of going out to pick up a few leaves of lettuce for lunch, in my new small garden.

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