From a young age, poet Barb Reynolds had a strong need to understand why people behave the way they do, and this is at the heart of her writing. About why she loves poetry, Barb says: "Poetry has been the only language I've known that can access the deepest feelings– to unearth them, name them, pick them apart. And I like the sense of community that is created by one stranger relating to a poem created in solitude by another."  Full Bio