In a hidden garden where
roses red perfume the air,
we can meet beneath moon’s glow.
There with you I long to go.
We shall sit where May’s soft breeze
wafts through leaves of Hawthorn trees.
Love and loveliness dwell there -
things with you I wish to share.
Andrea Dietrich grew up in Iowa and now resides in Utah with a spouse and two cats. Having graduated BYU with a Spanish major/ESL minor, she has spent most of her adult life teaching. In 2000, she began writing in earnest and discovering her "niche" as a writer of lyrical poetry. She has spent nearly a decade now participating in poetry clubs, acting as a judge of poetry contests for various magazines and for the website Shadow Poetry.