Hortense Anderson was raised in Sherman, Texas. She is 87 years young and loves the Lord. Hortense gives all praises to her Lord and Savior for allowing her to see her poems in print. One of her few remaining bucket list items. Hortense has been using her gift to write poetry for most of her life and through poetry has been able to touch others and express her deepest, heartfelt emotions to her readers. God has given this woman a gift no one can match and it's time she now share it with the world.