Just Another Word

Poem by Pamela Annas

For Janis Joplin, 1943–1970

PAMELA ANNAS is poetry editor of The Radical Teacher. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Istanbul Literary Review and Pemmican and in anthologies such as Hunger and Thirst and Northwoods. Her books include Mud Season, A Disturbance in Mirrors: The Poetry of Sylvia Plath, and Literature and Society.
Third place winner of the 2010 Luminaire Award for Best Poetry.