Jean Sheppard


For over twenty-five years, Jean Sheppard taught academic English at a highly regarded independent school for girls in Toronto, Canada. Since leaving teaching, she has launched a writing and editing business.

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A Run at the Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Often whimsical, sometimes disturbing, these poems revel in language and image and myth. Whether pausing over the moment of a goldfish's passing, speculating on the contents of a goddess's wallet, testing the sharp edges of memory or exploring the significance of skin, the poems in this collection find the odd in the ordinary and the luminous in the lost. Watch out. The sting is in the tail.

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