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Everything around Amy Clennell inspires her to write. Renaissance shows the breadth of her creativity, with 36 poems that cover these topics and more. But writing is more than just an artistic venture for her-she has found that crafting her poems provides solace in her own life, too. Amy says, “My condition, cerebral palsy, leaves me with some obvious and some hidden disabilities. At times, such difficulties lead to conflict, frustration and insecurity. I have found a refuge in writing. For me, setting words on paper is also a healing and motivating process.”