Annette Tarpley 🇺🇸


Annette Tarpley  is a Moderator in Motivational Strips, and  based at our USA office. She handles and supports American and Canadian Writers  through our ‘Member’s Parliament Committee’.

Annette (Wengert) Tarpley hails from the United States, originally from Iowa, now resides in Virginia. A nurse for forty years working largely in the emergency room, and was a forensic nurse examiner for many years. She received her BSN, and MSN and has been working as a nurse practitioner since 2010. Annette is the mother of 3, grandmother of 4, and considers them to be her greatest accomplishments in life. She has written a few poetic compositions since childhood, although very little, until recently after having an empty nest. In 2017 Annette started writing poetry again, and in early 2020 she began to write prolifically in preparation for her first book “Poetry Potpourri,” comprised of a variety of poems, from personal, to philosophical, to fictionalized poems and prose with imagery. The book is slated for release in late 2020 with over 100 poems in the collection. In July 2020, she co-authored a book of poetry (”Uplifting: Poems of Positivity”) along with Ted Huntington, and Bam Dev Sharma. New to the online Facebook poetry community, since March of 2020, she was able to find her passion and her place in a community that well received her work. In a 4 month span Annette has received numerous accolades and awards including: Featured poet, Poet of the day, Poem of the month and several poems published on online poetry sites. Annette is also the founder and administrator of, “The Passion of Poetry,” Facebook site, with over 300 members since its 3 month inception. Annette recently received a “Gold Premium Member Certificate” for her site interactions and writing excellence, from Motivational Strips.