Nancy Taylor is a retired nurse practitioner who spent 30 years in a wide variety of nursing positions. She now lives on Bainbridge Island with her husband and two dogs where she enjoys writing, gardening, hiking and volunteering with RESULTS, a citizen advocacy group that aims to end extreme poverty in the U.S. and globally. She began studying poetry in 2010 with Kay Mullen’s Inscape Poets in Tacoma, WA. Four of her poems were published in that group’s anthology, Women Writing: on the Edge of Dark and Light. Others have appeared in Poetry Corners 2017 and in Ars Poetica 2016 and 2017. This is Nancy’s debut book.