Moving On

The year moves on as earth turns, and we travel into Spring, winter plans
hopefully long completed, and we’re looking forward to a long stretch of summer relaxation …


he moved his workshop –
tools and sawdust                            
lathe and chisel

now hammer and saws
hang along garage walls
mixed with spade and rake

the old workshop
white panelled, well lit
where children play or sleep
when they come to visit


my scans - after 18 112 coverTo Bethlehem: ‘This little book is delightful, full of … poems on this timeless subject. … the most fun is the little prose vignettes of the common people in the Christ-child story. The slave who looks after the wise men’s camels, or the overworked maid at the inn who has to fetch water for the birth, and many more. A lovely gift for the reader on your Christmas list!’ Rosalind Adams. Available from Amazon and Kindle.

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 Moving On

  1. francinesw says:

    Moving on is better than not… even with pains and downturns. Well said friend.

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