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Write a poem, save your life : a guide for teens, teachers, and writers of all ages / Meredith Heller ; foreword by Susan G. Wooldridge.

Heller, Meredith, 1964- (author.). Wooldridge, Susan, 1946- (author of introduction.).

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Eckhart PL - Main 808.1 HEL (Text) 840191003073413 New Items - Main Level Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781608687480
  • Physical Description: xvi, 255 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Novato, California : New World Library, [2021]

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Foreword / by Susan G. Woolridge -- Introduction -- Just write! -- Who am I? -- Stone soup -- Time capsule -- Come to your senses -- The five W's -- Muse of the ordinary -- Ode à la mode -- Shape-shift -- Body language -- Message in a bottle -- No trespassing -- Dream catcher -- We are nature -- Write of passage -- Carpe diem -- Attitude of gratitude -- Wildly alive -- Epilogue : speak your truth, even if your voice shakes!.
Summary, etc.:
Write a Poem, Save Your Life helps writers of all ages and experience levels navigate their way through all aspects of life. With writing prompts, tools, encouragement, and moving student examples, Meredith Heller gently guides us in the art of using poetry to figure out who we are and what matters to us and to heal the deeper issues many of us face, such as depression, addiction, health and body image issues, low self-esteem, trauma, gender and sexual identity issues, and home and family problems. Along the way, we learn that writing poems helps us believe in ourselves, make positive life choices, and find direction, purpose, and meaning.
Subject: Poetry > Authorship.
Self-actualization (Psychology)

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