Meet the Poet
Vanessa Leanage’s imagination expanded effortlessly since she was born into multiple genres of Canadian non-fiction. A painter and writer since childhood, Vanessa recently began submitting haiku and tanka poetry for publication, and has been published in Bright Stars 7, An Organic Tanka Anthology by M. Kei, and online at Jars of Stars. You can find more of her work on Twitter @puzzledgoddess and @ArtandThoughts, where she loves interacting with an abundant group of inspiring and diverse writers. Determined by nature, her poetry reflects her love of life and her inner experience of the world around her. Vanessa currently lives in central Ontario, Canada. Read.