Alison Garwood Jones

Lake Ontario

March 5, 2017

Lake Ontario

Lake Huron rolls, Superior sings
In the rooms of her ice-water mansion
Old Michigan steams like a young man’s dreams
The islands and bays are for sportsmen
And farther below Lake Ontario
Takes in what Lake Erie can send her
And the iron boats go as the mariners all know
With the gales of November remembered …

Gordon Lightfoot

Illustration by Alison Garwood-Jones,
using water-soluble Tombow markers.

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