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Monday's Poem

Madeleine lives and writes on Vancouver Island. Her work has been published in the creative writing section of the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, in several anthologies and on the internet. She was short-listed for Lichen’s “Tracking a Serial Poet” contest, 2006.

© 2007 Madeleine Nattrass

a small ceremony on a summer morning

                 (remembering Margaret Avison)

I rummaged, finally found it
filed in "poetry-other people's"
the roundness of blue and white balloons
that lingered long in the mind's trash
O's so lightsome on their leashes
stillness now your drift is curbed