Late Night

Hallow e’en tomorrow and critters are stirring in the undergrowth while young spooks haunt side-walks and gardens …

LATE NIGHT

this breathing dark
crossed by lifting paws

photo by Rosalind Adams

a sneak of badgers
through star-light

wail of owl
past a blown branch

scent thrown by fox-fur
on tasseled grass

before moon-set
fades on creeping cat

beside a small witch
with her long broom

A

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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