Riquetta Elliott Biography

Hi my name is Riquetta but everybody calls me 'Shia' or 'Rere.' I'm 19 years old and I attend Fayetteville Technical Community College. I've been writing poems since I was 17. I read most of the famous poets poems like Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickerson, Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, Khalil Gibran, Langston Huges, Maya Angelou, and my most favorite poet Walt Whitman. I read most of his work and loved it. Thats the reason why I write a free verse poem because of Mr. Whitman. He is my inspiration of my work.