Tag Archives: Jeanne Bryner

Morning note

Jeanne Bryner Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren, Ohio, United States (Winter 2011) Poet’s statement: “Morning note” was a response to finding my husband’s note. Couples who have come through this type of grief know its depth. There are many gravesites on our journey. Names we dare not speak burn themselves inside our hearts.   Morning note […]

Prayer for my Village – When a Friend Asks Me What It’s Like to See Someone Die

Jeanne Bryner Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren, Ohio, United States (Winter 2011)   Poet’s statement: Both of these poems were written while I was at Vermont Studio Center on an international fellowship. Artists from all disciplines, states, and nations ate together, worked in their studios, presented slides, and gave readings of works-in-progress. It was precious. And […]

Apple Tree – Baby Poems

Jeanne Bryner, RN Vlad Pediatrics, Cortland, Ohio, United States (Fall 2012) Poet’s statement: Working in pediatrics, I find children’s bodies/spirits revealed in nature and my art. A child’s presence brings light to a room and hope to our world.   Apple tree Here, in the backyard, beyond the clothesline where I hang my sheets, my […]