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For the Week of February 26, 2017: What It Means to Survive

She is alive.  Although her doctors said

there was nothing to be done, she is home,

planting her summer garden, is not dead

and plans to eat everything she has grown… 1,124 more words

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For the Week of February 26, 2017: What It Means to Survive

She is alive.  Although her doctors said

there was nothing to be done, she is home,

planting her summer garden, is not dead

and plans to eat everything she has grown… 1,126 more words

Expressive Writing

The foresight I had for you is becoming unreliable. It is like time forces me to let go when I do not want to.

I am choking on my feelings for you.. 75 more words

Expressive Writing

For the Week of February 19, 2017: Writing to Heal: The Metaphors of Seasons and Landscapes

The fields, the lakes, the forests, and the streams,

Ocean, and all the living things that dwell

Within the daedal earth; lightning, and rain,

Earthquake and fiery flood, and hurricane… 1,256 more words

Expressive Writing

For the Week of February 19, 2017: Writing for Healing: The Metaphors of Seasons & Landscape

The fields, the lakes, the forests, and the streams,

Ocean, and all the living things that dwell

Within the daedal earth; lightning, and rain,

Earthquake and fiery flood, and hurricane… 1,255 more words

Expressive Writing

For the Week of February 5, 2017: The Necessity of Metaphors in Illness

Inside every patient, there’s a poet trying to get out.—Anatole Broyard, 1990

Poetry and medicine share a long history, dating back to the Greek god Apollo, who was responsible for both healing and poetry.  1,153 more words

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