Journal of Poetry Therapy

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 203–207 | Cite as

The Bard-Certified Diplomate Examination in Poetry Therapy: Sample Questions and Answers

  • Glenn Allan Roosevelt


As poetry therapists, it’s our due duty to avoid dotty ditties and dipody-doggerel lite verse that’s chockablock with muttaphors and other snuggle-pup figurines of speech. Certifying Bards, as opposed to Mocking Bards, can help us to eschew such egregious poesy, not to mention shooting-blanks blank verse and odorless nonscents verse. Once diplomated by the Certifying Board of Bards, one will know exactly what to do when an irresistable farce faces down an immovable objective correlative.


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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Glenn Allan Roosevelt
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  1. 1.LouisvilleUSA

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