On Going for a Walk

Christmas shopping anyone? I plan to be organized this year, get everything done in plenty of time, then relax. It’s not going to happen
that way …


shoelaces neatly tied                    
fall into tangles
as I walk through bushes
catch grass seeds
pine needles   wet leaves

when I come home
I sit   undo the knots
consider the twists
and turns of life
how from day to day
I acquire possessions
mail and memories
nothing remains neat
but comes unravelled


my scans - after 18 112 cover To 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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1 Response to On Going for a Walk

  1. Francine says:

    Our Christmas Theme this year is Beauties we can still enjoy, You name them so nicely, merci!

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