Annette (Wengert) Tarpley hails from the United States, originally from Iowa, now resides in Virginia. She works as a nurse practitioner by day and poet by night, which she recently rekindled and has been writing with fervor. New to the online Facebook poetry community, in short span has received numerous accolades and awards including: Featured poet, Poem of the day, Poem of the month, honored for Poet of the year by 2 sources, and several poems published on online poetry sites. She has published her book of poetry, “Poetry Potpourri,” which is available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles, comprised of a variety of over 110 poems. To be released February 2021, “Two Hearts-Poetry Collection” co-authored with Sarfraz Ahmed. A playlist of her poems can be found on YouTube, by “The Sparrow.” Annette is the founder and administrator of, “The Passion of Poetry,” and Administrator for “Motivational Strips,” and Editor for English to the Max Facebook sites.