My background? I don't have that much of one, really!
I'm a high school graduate who yearned for college but never made it there. I had 4 inspirational teachers at school: Helen Petermann, Shirley McKinney, Louise Gravenor and William Voron. They taught me everything I know and I will be forever grateful to them!
My major influences are Shakespeare, Sara Teasdale, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Edna St. Vincent Millay, the Brontes, Elizabeth Barett Browning and countless other poets. I've also been greatly influenced by novelists Victor more...