The Best

Its Mixed Race Day in Brazil and, being English, French, Scots, and Irish myself, beside being very much Canadian, I like the idea of celebrating this day. With all that I’m remembering a meal I had years ago when we were on holiday, touring the Eastern Provinces, it was a celebration in itself: the taste lingers, the view, the atmosphere, never to be forgotten ………


a crab-burger
in Neil’s Harbour –                 

I taste sky
ocean     gulls

a single boat
heading in
round the point

while I bite
into heaven


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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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3 Responses to The Best

  1. Francine says:

    Wow, did not remember if I knew that you had been to NS. I have found (hum) memories of the road up to Neils Harbour, if I remember the right place. Have a good day..

    • We were in the Maritimes in 2004, had a great time exploring.

    • Hi Francine,

      We were in the Maritimes in 2004, had a great time exploring.

      Forgot to ask you yesterday what stock you use, the one recommended if you buy it, is ‘Better than Boullion’, I think Robert finds it at Superstore but probably available elsewhere.

       Blessings and hugs,


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