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Healing Haikus: A Poetic Prescription for Surviving Cancer Marjorie Miles

Healing Haikus: A Poetic Prescription for Surviving Cancer

Marjorie Miles

Published November 26th 2013
ISBN : 9781493512065
Paperback
184 pages
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 About the Book 

A Memoir That Reveals the Healing Power ofHaiku Poetry and Creative Self-ExpressionWhile daydreaming in her oncology doctor’s office, Marjorie Miles heard a voice telling her to write a poem—specifically a haiku. Despite her notion that cancer wasMoreA Memoir That Reveals the Healing Power ofHaiku Poetry and Creative Self-ExpressionWhile daydreaming in her oncology doctor’s office, Marjorie Miles heard a voice telling her to write a poem—specifically a haiku. Despite her notion that cancer was not a poetic topic, she reluctantly picked up a pen. Moments later, she was staring at a simple three-line poem she had written about the radiation phase of her treatment. She read her poem aloud and discovered an enchanted echo beyond the words. It reverberated within her heart, revealing her Authentic Self among the tears, anger, humor, hope and creativity hidden there.Marjorie reaches out to those who have been touched by cancer in this inspiring story of her journey to health and wholeness.Haikus hold feelingsBeyond our word descriptionsDivine containers