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Journal of Poetry Therapy

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 149–154 | Cite as

Poetry Memorization and Trauma: Surviving an Earthquake

  • Susanne Petermann
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Abstract

In this article, the author tells her own story of surviving the 1994 earthquake in Los Angeles, and how the practice of memorizing poetry helped her to recover from that trauma.

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Reference

  1. Bly, R. (1980). News of the universe. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.Google Scholar

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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanne Petermann
    • 1
  1. 1.CotatiUSA

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