Outside the Royal Theatre

Sometimes the contrasts in life are so strong, between laughter and sadness, rich and poor, bright and dull, day and night …

OUTSIDE THE ROYAL

laughter exits theatre                        
jostles silk   wool suits
smoked lips   mascara
scarlet nails

a man sits
against a garbage can
voices step around
over his dog
his hand strokes
strokes quiet fur
tucks torn quilt

high heels  Italian leather
velvet   raw silk coats
living the opera

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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.

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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