Jan Freeman

Jan Freeman is the author of three books of poetry, including Blue Structure and Simon Says, which was nominated for an NBCC. During a 2023 MacDowell fellowship, she completed her new manuscript, The Odyssey of Yes and No. Her poems recently appeared in North American Review, Salamander, the Brooklyn Rail, and Barrow Street. She directs the MASS MoCA Writing Through Art Poetry Retreats.
  • Eating the Madeleine

    I remember the scut of it:
  • The Walk-Through Heart & The Odyssey of Yes

    my mother lived in a handmade cage
  • Hanging the Dirty Laundry

    Father's ties were mother’s noose
  • My Father Was a Honey Bee

    My father was a honey bee He buzzed and buzzed