Teresa Dye has been writing poetry since 1999, which is one of her gifts and passions. Her poetry is a result of her life experiences, as well as those of her family and close friends. She grew up in the close-knit community of Twin Lake, Michigan, which she jokingly refers to as the “country”. Teresa attended White Hall schools, growing up during a time when the saying “it takes a village to raise a child” wasn’t just a saying. She currently resides in Muskegon, MI with her husband of 12 years, Robert Dye, and she has two daughters, TaMara West and Lavonda Knox, three granddaughters, two grandsons and one great-granddaughter.