Can Poetry Heal

June 28, 2020
by Paul Nelson

Group 11 filled up yesterday and got their list. Group 12 has several registrants and Poetry Postcard Fest registration continues until July 18.

Can poetry heal is the question posed by Diana Raab:

…Reading and writing poetry encourages a certain interconnectedness and helps establish a sense of community between oneself and others. In other words, poetry can help us feel as if we’re part of a larger picture and not just living in our isolated little world. We learn that other people have embarked on similar journeys and have similar feelings about where they’ve been and where they’re going… READ MORE

We love that she quotes John Fox, whom we interviewed in July 1999. (see: (Other interviews are available here.)




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