The Guide, by Joanna M. Weston

The Guide

let the drum
lead from one inukshuk
to the next

let us follow
holding hand
by hand

through snow hills
to mountains
where mother sun

rises through fire
in the raven’s eye
both giving music
to the drummer


Joanna M. Weston is married. She has one cat, multiple spiders, raccoons, a herd of deer, and two derelict hen-houses. Her middle-reader, Frame and The McGuire (2015), was published by Tradewind Books, and her poetry collection,  A Bedroom of Searchlights (2016) was published by Inanna Publications. Other books are listed on her blog:


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