In Keibooks, we learn that Joann grew up in Sasebo, Japan and currently lives in Florida with her husband and two sons. Her poetry has appeared in Haiku Magazine, Daily Love, Lynx, Poetry Quarterly and other magazines. In addition, she has published short stories in the Inwood Indiana Press.
seeping red her white wrists a cracked soul
across her belly white scars in parallel
sanity slips behind the fog of relationship
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