I haven’t reach the point of dreaming about rain, but almost! We need
it, the land needs it badly …


a length of cloud                             
reaches down
wraps a roof-line
and takes it   up
into a somewhere
over South Africa

a place where roofs lift
rounded rich with finials
on a road of white sand

I remain standing
in a street
in front of a house
with no roof
and rain falling


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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2 Responses to Cloud-land

  1. Francine M. Sylvestre-Wallace says:

    the cloudy skies are absolutely gorgeous these here also.We certainly also get the rain, but fewer houses with no roof…

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