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I believe that poetry is sister to music and painting, and that it should reflect those kinships. I like to experiment with creating musical compositions and vivid landscapes in my poetry. Often the landscapes are points of departure for explorations of the spiritual and metaphysical.
( Jeanne Shannon )
Born in Wise, Virginia,
USA. She earned a Bachelorfs degree in French and Music at
Radford University in Virginia and a Masterfs degree in English at the
University of New Mexico. She also studied Comparative Literature and
French at the University of Kentucky.
After publishing gBlackberryh poetry magazine for
several years, she founded The Wildflower Press in Albuquerque, through
which she publishes fiction, memoir, and poetry by various authors.
In addition to gCarrying Water in a Sieve,h she has
published numerous chapbooks of poetry and a full-length collection of
poems and stories drawn from her early life in Virginia, titled gStars
Scattered Like Seeds.h Her work has appeared in numerous small-press and
university publications in the United States, Canada, and England.