Looking Ahead

I’ve got tourtiére in the freezer for Christmas Eve but there’s a whole
list of other things to do. I’ll do one thing at a time, cross them off that list and feel happy! Not panic time yet but getting close …


cards to make
letters to write                                
gifts to wrap
cookies to bake

every year
I plan to get ahead
so that I can enjoy
the season’s cheer

but it’s a long way
through activities
to the calm centre
of the Birthday


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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 Looking Ahead

  1. Andy says:

    a lovely long-ago picture of Taco?

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