Rose-Marie Athiley (she/her/hers) is a senior at Hamline University in Saint Paul, MN, where she studies English and Communication. Rose-Marie moved to the United States in 2006 and through learning her third language found the art of the pen and word. Her love for poetry has found itself in her academic essays and newspaper articles. Rose-Marie uses her poems and essays to foster empathy and understanding. Her most recent publication was in 22 Under 22: Young People Speak!, is an anthology of fiction, essay, and poetry by 22 people under the age of 22.