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The First Book of Poetry About The Fight Against Electromagnetic Pollution by Chellis Glendinning, Ph.D., With Introduction by Olle Johansson, Ph.D. | electromagnetichealth.org

The First Book of Poetry About The Fight Against Electromagnetic Pollution by Chellis Glendinning, Ph.D., With Introduction by Olle Johansson, Ph.D. | electromagnetichealth.org | Integrative Medicine | Scoop.it
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I met Chellis back in the 70's. She was working at the Shambala Press on Telegraph Avenue. I was working at Cody's Book nearby. She was amazing then. Clearly that hasn't changed. 

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Tube City Chronicles: Naomi Shihab Nye

Tube City Chronicles: Naomi Shihab Nye | Integrative Medicine | Scoop.it

...there is something in poetry that can harmonize and refocus us."

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The Medicine of Poetry

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How words can save your life....


“I never could connect with poetry,” Jan said. “I’m a math teacher!” She was sitting on my living room couch surrounded by piles of poetry books. On the coffee table was a stack of cards, each with a different poem on it. Even some of the art on the wall had hand-calligraphed verses among the colors.

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Issa's Best: a translator's selection of master haiku

Issa's Best: a translator's selection of master haiku | Integrative Medicine | Scoop.it

Haiku novels, translation, criticism...


Many people around the world subscribe to the Daily Issa via e-mail or Twitter. Others enjoy exploring my online archive of 10,000 of Issa's poems. No one, I suppose, has ever read all 10,000 at a sitting!

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The Incomparable Naomi Shihab Nye on Kindness

The Incomparable Naomi Shihab Nye on Kindness | Integrative Medicine | Scoop.it
The poems of Naomi Shihab Nye have an uncanny way of showing up at exactly the right moment to summon you below the surface of your life.


"Once we have the experience of absorbing a poem and feeling that appetite satisfied, then we have access to a language that is devoted to transporting the spirit. Just as there is something inside a compass that causes it to always return to true North, so there is something in poetry that can harmonize and refocus us."

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