Lynn Kincanon is recently retired from over 35 years of Nursing, having spent the last 22 as a Nurse Practitioner in the specialty of cardiology and cardiac surgery.   In 2022 she was named Poet Laureate of Loveland, Colorado.  She has been involved in bringing poetry events to Loveland since 2007.  In 2011 she started the Artists’ Collective in Loveland Colorado, and began her foray into collaborative work with area poets, artists and musicians to perform and build installations that include poetic works. She self-published two ekphrastic chapbooks collaborating with local artists: Art as Metaphor, Analogy and Allegory and Evocation.  She is working on a book related to her life’s work in nursing.  She has been published in anthologies, journals, and on-line publications.  Lynn has been writing a poem a day since 2017 and shares them on Facebook.  You can find her daily writing on and you can join the Loveland Poet Laureate Facebook page at