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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


JOANNA M. WESTON. Shawnigan Lake, B.C. Canada Married; has two cats, multiple spiders, a herd of deer, and two derelict hen-houses. Her middle-reader, 'Those Blue Shoes', published by Clarity House Press; and poetry, 'A Summer Father', published by Frontenac House of Calgary. Her eBook, 'The Willow Tree Girl' at her blog:

Joanna M. Weston

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City Dig

buses, cars, trucks
roar round the wide space
where a lone worker
brushes sand and dirt
from the shard of an urn

shoppers, students, workers pass
without a glance while I, a tourist
ponder the city's growth
and watch centuries
being swept into sunlight