She finished her Bachelor's degree in English and was a columnist in her university's publication where her poems were first published. Her early literary works are regarded by her mentors as 'a work of someone who loves her craft' and are 'moving and inspiring.'

Joan is an active member of a theater guild. She writes and acts on stage. She has written and directed her own film which won her the Best Director and Best Picture award in her university's annual indie film festival. She is now an English instructor.


Joan Fontanilla Balmania Poems

Behind The Compliments

You said I am a leader but why can't I direct myself?
You said people are drawn to me but why can't I feel them?
You said I am good looking but why am I afraid of mirrors?
You said I am attractive but why am I scaring people away?... more »

On Emotions

A person is not giving you a cold shoulder for no reason.
You might have hurt feelings or acted foolish enough to touch an ego.... more »

On Time

There is always a time for everything.
You can never tell, though, if it's the last or the beginning.... more »

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