Syeita M. Rhey was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but raised in Hartford, Connecticut, where she still currently resides. She is a visual and graphics art enthusiast, blogger, poet, and teacher. Syeita received her BA in studio arts from Trinity College and an MS in teacher leadership from Quinnipiac University. Her poetry influences include Etheridge Knight, Maya Angelou, Hugh Ogden, and Sherri Bacon Isaac. Syeita Rhey was placed into the foster care system as a youth; she was later adopted. It was her childhood circumstances and adversities that first led her to use poetry as an outlet to express her feelings. Syeita enjoys tackling prospects involving creativity and education. For additional information on the author, visit website: www.syrhey-fisher.com; Facebook: facebook.com/SyRheyBooks; Twitter: @syrhey.