Journal of Poetry Therapy

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 207–215 | Cite as

On Facilitating Creative Writing Groups and a Players’ Workshop for Elderly Residents: A Meditative Essay as Poem

  • Melissa Ann Reed


Focusing upon the movement of the creative spirit and the impact of listening in the collaborative oral composition process for elderly residents, the essay draws some conclusions about the relationship between poetry, innocence, and healing.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Melissa Ann Reed
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  1. 1.2011 N.W. Viking Drive, #16RochesterUSA

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