Joanna Gilman Hyde

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Tag: Clark’s Harbour

THE COST OF AN OUNCE OF SILVER

The Tomato-coloured Couch 7:02pm

I stood tonight

in The Little Store

waiting for My Medium Pizza —

extra cheese, pepperoni, tomatoes, hot peppers, black olives

and cradled in My Right Arm

a 2-litre bottle of Coke

with Santa still on it —

total bill on Visa:

$22.80 Canadian

CLARK’S HARBOUR, CAPE SABLE ISLAND

The Hawk Dining Room 8:35am

The Silver is on The Water

again

as Timeless as Ever

greeting Me

on This New Day

of My Husband’s Ready Office

seven minutes

from

The Hawk

&

a five-minute walk

for

The Secretary of Twenty-seven Years