Poetic medicine: the healing art of poem-making

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Penguin Putnam Inc.,
Pub. Date:
[1997]
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English
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Powerful and exciting, Poetic Medicine illustrates the unique role that poem-making can have in addressing the situations that lead us to renewal in our lives.

John Fox 's book is designed for readers wanting to tap their creative energy in order to make a difference in the world, including educators, therapists, parents and their children, writers, couples, and the infirm. As the author demonstrates, we all possess the ability to write. This gift enables us to access unlimited spiritual resources that restore our genuine voices and meaning in our lives, while healing and creatively satisfying us.

Discussed are numerous stories of people from the author's workshops who exemplify how poetry has aided them I becoming more whole. Parents understand how to use poetry to foster their relationships with their children, recognizing magical bonds that they never knew existed; persons who are ill learn how to come to terms with their diseases; and those who feel helpless in the surrounding world discover the freedom to act and affect real change.

With the poetic tools, instruction, and accounts the author supplies in Poetic Medicine , readers can start now to make their own poems while addressing, acknowledging, accepting, and taking charge of their lives.

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