Stacy Petty says she is a 36 year old survivor. Previously published by PCC inscape magazine, Penultimate peanut, and has self published a book on amazon titled: My Healing Heart. Stacy is a survivor of suicide, abuse, and addiction. She is currently 4 years clean from all drugs. When she was a child the only way she had of coping was creation. Whether it be drawing, writing, or painting, she had to create. She says that poetry freed her from the cage she felt she was trapped in. Creation is truly a deep passion of hers. All of her work is in dedication to bringing hope to those who may feel different or as if they don’t belong. She says we all belong!