Fall 2023, Period 2, September 21

1.TH.2.Z – Poetry Rx: A Prescription for Wellbeing Revisited

(Five 90 min. classes, skipping 9/14)
Chronic negative stress, both a cause and effect of physical illness, is a prevalent part of our daily lives. How we deal with this stress determines our health and sense of wellbeing. Using actual life experience to share the use of poetry to relieve stressful emotions concurrent with sudden physical disability, we will explore the poetry of Mary Oliver and other poets and their healing benefits. Please obtain her collection, Devotions, for use in class. NEW!

Course Dates:

Course time:
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Phyllis Citrin

Course Type: Zoom