Janet Loxley Lewis was an American novelist and poet.
Lewis was born in Chicago, Illinois, and was a graduate of the University of Chicago, where she was a member of a literary circle that included Glenway Wescott, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, and her future husband Yvor Winters. She was an active member of the University of Chicago Poetry Club. She taught at both Stanford University in California, and the University of California at Berkeley.
She wrote The Wife of Martin Guerre (1941) which is the tale of one man's deception and another’s cowardice. Her first novel was The Invasion: A Narrative of Events Concerning the Johnson Family of St. Mary's ... more »
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Janet Lewis Poems
Swift and subtle The flying shuttle Crosses the web And fills the loom,
At Carmel Highlands
Below the gardens and the darkening pines The living water sinks among the stones, Sinking yet foaming till the snowy tones
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Swift and subtle
The flying shuttle
Crosses the web
And fills the loom,
Leaving for range
Of choice or change
No time, no room.