Meet the Poet
The right side of Dan Shawn’s brain resides in a small corner of southern Quebec, just north of the Green Mountains of Vermont, where it tends a garden and vineyard in summer and gets around on snowshoes in winter. The left side can be found in the Biology Department of a Montreal university, where he teaches and researches in the areas of genetics and evolution. He is a newcomer to poetry and a bit timid when it comes to painting things with words, but nonetheless, feels compelled to do so anyway. Read.