A girl from Appalachia

Owner: Ashley Barrett


Meet Ashley , a free-spirited old girl with a heart as wild as the Appalachian mountains she calls home.

As a military brat, Ashleys childhood was a whirlwind of constant change and new beginnings. Moving from one base to another, she learned to adapt quickly and find solace in the written word. It was during these transient years that Ashley discovered her love for poetry, particularly the freedom and raw emotion found in free verse.

Ashleys poetry is a reflection of her diverse experiences and the contrasting landscapes that have shaped her identity. Her verses dance with the rhythm of the Appalachian breeze, carrying the echoes of her childhood adventures through dense forests and babbling creeks. Each line is a testament to the resilience she inherited from her roots, as well as the strength she gained from her military upbringing.

Through her poetry, Ashley captures the essence of her Appalachian heritage, intertwining it with the nomadic spirit instilled in her as a military brat. Her words paint vivid pictures of the rolling hills and misty valleys, while also exploring the complexities of identity and belonging. Ashley’s verses are a bridge between two worlds, a testament to the beauty that can be found in embracing the diverse tapestry of one's past.

Now, in her golden years, Ashley continues to write free verse poetry, her words flowing effortlessly like the rivers that wind through her beloved Appalachia. Her poems serve as a reminder that age is just a number, and the fire within her soul still burns brightly. With each line she pens, Ashley invites readers to embark on a journey through her memories, inviting them to explore the depths of their own emotions and connect with the universal human experience.

Ashley , the free old girl who writes free verse poetry, is a testament to the power of embracing one's roots and finding inspiration in the most unexpected places. Her words are a gift to the world, a reminder that no matter where life takes us, our stories and experiences are worth sharing.

Poems In This Collection

    • Knowledge

      PoetAshley Barrett

      • War between Two World’s

        PoetAshley Barrett

        • Love me Not

          PoetAshley Barrett

          • Feather's

            PoetAshley Barrett

            • Crippled Secret

              PoetAshley Barrett

              • Fading Embers

                PoetAshley Barrett