Colinda Alridge begin writing in August of 1989 when the loss of her sister opened up a whole new way of expressing her innermost thoughts. Once she started she felt she had no choice but to write as emotions poured out onto the page in the form of her poetry. She continues to express her sometimes overwhelming emotions through her books. Life is full of emotions and for Colinda, her poetry became a way to deal with the loss of family and friends and she hopes that you will be blessed by her work.