American poet and cancer survivor known for a poetry collection entitled The Morning hours Inside the Dark. Her poems frequently deal with designs of loss of life and struggling. She graduated from University from the Holy Combination and continued to study laws at Traditional western New England School. She was identified as having rhabdomyosarcoma at age group five and dropped her right knee to the condition in 2002. Her sibling John passed away of leukemia in 2011. She was inspired by the task of Elizabeth Bishop.