Janet Cannon

Janet Cannon Poems

1.
Cry Of The Crocuses

in the back yard garden under
the kitchen window the crocuses

have arrived donned in deep purple
...

2.
Would-Be Friend

phoning at eleven
solstice day having bought
hay from a neighbor
to seal freeze-up winds
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3.
At Six Thirty Sharp

we meet by the fresh
orange juice stand

at port authority we
...

4.
Rush Hour

rambling
country road
geese, sheep
cows, horses
...

5.
Ling Ling

when they removed
her baby panda

dead in captivity
...

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Janet Cannon is from the Boston area originally, but she has lived in Manhattan, San Francisco, Taos, Tucson, and Seattle. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa where she also did graduate work.

Janet Cannon has been an editor at Scholastic Books, and a technical writer and editor at several major high-tech corporations. She has taught wri ...

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