“What I want to say”


Click here to read “What I want to say” by Janet Joyner.

Janet Joyner is the author of Waterborne (forthcoming from Logan House Press), and her poems have appeared in Emrys Journal, The Main Street Rag, The Cincinnati Review, The Comstock Review, and The Southern Poetry Anthology. She holds a PhD in French literature from Florida State University and before her retirement was a professor of French language and comparative literature at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and is a member of both the NC Writers Network and Winston-Salem Writers; she regularly participates in the latter’s open mic readings and Poetry in Plain Sight programs.