Journal of Poetry Therapy

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 155–161 | Cite as

The Haikuist’s Growth Process Revealed

  • Patrick Frank


In this paper, personal growth through long term work in various literary genres—including haiku-senryu sequencing—is viewed as a continuous process, and the author demonstrates how self-integration can be enhanced through the creative processing of dream material


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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Frank
    • 1
  1. 1.SpringfieldUSA

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