Joanna Weston

Shared Nights

we touch stories
through darkness
loop them across the bed

tie hands and feet
with storms and flight
past ‘ever after’

to a land outside
night where dragons
rest on sheered sheep

you find a sword
but cut nothing
only the ribbon

that loosens the past
to announce
‘once upon a time’

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Joanna M. Weston_16Joanna M. Weston. Married; has two cats, multiple spiders, a herd of deer, and two derelict hen-houses. Her middle-reader, ‘Frame and The McGuire’, published by Tradewind Books; and poetry, ‘A Summer Father’, published by Frontenac House of Calgary. Her eBooks found at her blog:

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