In The Orchestra

Concerts with choir and orchestra are a joy. My husband and one son
sing in choirs, sharing the joy with enthusiasm. I try to get to
their concerts, love to be there …

IN THE ORCHESTRA

the violinist lifts her bow
eyes intent on the manuscript                                 
and begins an adagio
in harmony

the music brings my dreams to light
airy as a clear summer day
when wind lifts sparrows into flight
in harmony

the double bass comes in deep  slow
the clarinet high and falling
underscored by the warm cello
in harmony

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first published in Ken*Again

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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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