Jan Freeman

Jan Freeman is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Blue Structure (Calypso Editions), and co-editor of Sisters: An Anthology (Wesleyan University Press/Paris Press). Her poems are forthcoming or recently appeared in The Brooklyn Rail,  North American Review, Poetry, Salamander, Nine Mile, and Welcome to the Resistance: Poetry as Protest. She was the founding director of Paris Press and now teaches at the MASS MoCA Writing through Art Poetry Retreats, and provides editorial services and manuscript consultations to poets and writers.

  • 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