Migration (Poetry), Long Beach, CA
Migration grapples with what it means not just to survive cancer but to be truly alive.
“I hope these poems help others find solace in the interconnectedness of all living things and embrace the impermanence that comes with being alive.”
Ja’net Danielo is the author of This Body I Have Tried to Write, winner of the MAYDAY 2022 Poetry Micro Chapbook Editors’ Choice Award, and The Song of Our Disappearing (Paper Nautilus, 2021). A recipient of a Professional Artist Fellowship from the Arts Council for Long Beach and the Telluride Institute’s Fischer Prize, her poems have appeared in Frontier Poetry, Mid-American Review, GASHER, Radar Poetry, and elsewhere. Currently, her poem “Metastasis” is on display at the Billie Jean King Main Library as part of the group exhibition Impermanence: Stories of Rupture and Repair. Originally from Queens, NY, Ja’net lives in Long Beach, CA, where she facilitates Word Women, a free virtual poetry workshop series for cancer patients and survivors.
Visit Ja’net’s website, at www.jdanielo.com