TERESA WHITE considers poetry her first love, but she also enjoys watercolor painting, gardening, and singing/playing the guitar. For years she did secretarial work but is presently on disability for psychiatric illness. Teresa has had over 150 poems and four short stories published in on-line journals over the last 3 years. 300 of her early poems are in her book In What Furnace? (Two Steps Publishing, 1997). She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by The Melic Review in 1999.