Journal of Poetry Therapy

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 79–88 | Cite as

Write Another Poem About Marigold: Meaningful Writing as a Process of Change

  • Sandra Gail Teichmann


In this article, I consider a process approach toward the goal of meaningful writing which may aid in positive personal change. From outlining recent criticism of contemporary poetry, to arguing against the tradition and practice of craft in the writing of poetry, I move to propose a means of writing centered on a method of inquiry, which involves the elements of self-involvement, curiosity, risk to think in a new way, and development of the new possibility through extensive thought.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Gail Teichmann
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  1. 1.West Texas A & M UniversityCanyonUSA

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