Let's Talk Poetry: Jane Midnight

Feb 16, 2013 Full story: Portsmouth Daily Times

Sometimes poetry can serve as a vehicle to cleanse the self of pain. The writing of a poem can objectify and make more manageable an internal affliction.

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Stacey Joy

Kihei, HI

#1 Feb 17, 2013
I completely agree! This is why I was able to get through the grief of losing my mom to cancer. I wrote poetry almost daily, created my blog, and just recently published my first book. The pain sometimes bleeds between the lines, but at least I could work through it.

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Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#2 Feb 18, 2013
Stacey Joy wrote:
I completely agree! This is why I was able to get through the grief of losing my mom to cancer. I wrote poetry almost daily, created my blog, and just recently published my first book. The pain sometimes bleeds between the lines, but at least I could work through it.
Yes, poetry, or other artform has a purpose of getting internal feelings out... and into art.

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