Windless

It’s weird to wake up to complete silence, no traffic, no planes, no radio, no bird-song, but it happens, more now than ever before. And then …

WINDLESS

we wake to stillness                              

leaves hang motionless
until a leap of squirrel
flick of nuthatch
between gilt-edged green

day pulls routines
into being and
we fail to notice
the first whisper
of wind

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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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