An Ohio-born poet, she collaborated with her sister and fellow author,
She was raised in a liberal household and grew up attending churches of three different denominations. She and her sister began to publish their poems in newspapers when they were still teenagers.
Her early poem, 'The Child of Sorrow,' was praised by
She and her sister Phoebe were raised on an Ohio farm and grew up with seven siblings.
She and her sister both contributed to Susan B. Anthony's newspaper, The Revolution.