2002/Investigative PoetryWhat Matters Living with It
At least since Homer
poetry and art have been seen as
potentially healing actions. This site has been set up to
display work by poets, artists, and people with chronic difficulties
who have been helped by the process of writing or drawing through them.....
submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Incarnation: Heart of the Maze
by Carolyn Guertin
razor , tom bell
'Door' by Patrick McManus
Current State i.m. D.P. by Gerald Schwartz
Cancer, Mourning, and Loss, by Alan Sondheim as it came to me over the internet.
Art/poetry as 1. Motivation, 2. Illness as a metaphor for life, 3. Interpersonal interaction, and 4. Resolution and acceptance.
Or a good belly laugh
by people with chronic physical or mental problems such as:
Arthritis Cancer Cystic fibrosis Depression
Irritible Bowel Disorder