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Monday's Poem

© 2013 Sandra Lynxleg

Sandra Lynn Lynxleg was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  She is a status member of the Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve No. 4 in Manitoba.  Her father is of Scottish-Irish heritage and her mother is Saulteaux (Ojibwe-Cree).  She has been married for thirty years and has three grown daughters. Sandra holds a UBC B.Ed. degree through UBC’s Native Indian Teacher Education Program (NITEP).  She currently resides and works in Vernon B.C.  In May 2013, she will receive a UBC MFA, Creative Writing through their optional-residency program.

Sandra has been published in Fiddlehead, Leaf Press, Our Canada Magazine, and Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine. She will soon be featured in an all-women’s anthology published by Mother Tongue Publishing, edited by Susan Musgrave, as well as have her first poetry manuscript published by Black Moss Press in 2013.

Watching Snow Fall

I accept the quiet
in growing old.
Each snowflake a memory:
first memories, past
memories, memories
not wanted. Each like springó
fresh. Rising.