Toi Ragland proud wife and mother of 2 was born and raised in Chicago, IL relocating to Uptown, Minneapolis in 2004. With her exceptional creativeness and talent with word play, Toi was encouraged by her husband to publish her first book of poetry (Remember Me…? in 2012) by sifting threw the 100+ poems she had stored away in archive. She has sought to enrich the minds of all, through poetry and literature on an ever pursuing quest of logical reasoning which helps develop ones character for each individual who listens and applies. Speaking via a soliloquy of thoughts and emotions to captivate and draw her audience, Toi Ragland is living out her passion.