About the Author

Mary Minjeur (Morraye) was born in January, 1946, and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. She attended Catholic elementary and high schools, and then attended Davenport University in 1965. She was a member of the Newspaper Institute of America and wrote for various philanthropic organizations. She was employed as a secretary for the Dow Chemical Company and the City of Sterling Heights for approximately 18 years. The author lives in a northern suburb of Detroit, Michigan, sings in a church choir, and writes every chance she gets.

Minjeur had her first book of freestyle poems, Life is a Poem, published in 2007, and Life is a Journey is her second book. She has had poems published in anthologies by The Noble House, and by The International Library of Poetry. She is also a member of Poems of the World and submits poems for their world-wide quarterly chapbook, and Fan Story, a website for poets to ply their trade with contests and workshops. Some of her favorite authors are Kahlil Gibran, Anne Sexton, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Frost, and more contemporary writers like Dr. Elma Photikarm, Len Roberts, and Herbert Woodward Martin, and other freestyle artists who have inspired her writing style.