Shirlena's work is an extension of her experiences. She continues to write with kid like wonder while maintaining a lyrically mature eye. Her writing continues to evolve...the format in which she writes is enhanced with each new discovery. She feels when it comes to writing one continues to grow. She has written several poetry collections as well as writing poetry for different occasion such as weddings, baby showers and romantic notions. She has received several accolades and awards for her poetry and article writings which are not as important as the response of the people she has had the privilege to write for. She wrote for an Atlanta Magazine for two years and has written a number of short stories. She also wrote for Word Press and Hub Pages for over 5 years between the two, receiving accolades from articles such as 14 trophies with Word Press after a year and 2 Editor's Choice Awards as well as two featured articles, She has also written songs for musicians and acted as co-writer in several collaborations. You can also add Graphic Design and Digital Art to the list. She has recently received several certifications in the field with an extensive portfolio of her work. Her possibilities are endless.