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  1. Being True to Life

    Being True to Life

    Poetic Paths to Personal Growth

    • by
    • David Richo
    Psychotherapist David Richo offers a fresh and inspiring approach to personal growth: we can use the process of writing and reading poetry to move toward greater self-understanding and emotional healing. Even if you’ve never written a poem before, you can learn to use poetry to explore your feelings, your relationships, your childhood, your dreams, and more.Richo explains how the creative, intuitive process of making poetry can help us gain access… Read More

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  2. Haiku Mind

    Haiku Mind

    108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart

    • by
    • Patricia Donegan
    Haiku, the Japanese form of poetry written in three short lines, is celebrated for its ability to express a simple moment in a profound way. The “haiku moment,” as it is called, refers to a heightened awareness of the world around us and how, in that small, transient period, the greater essence of our lives is reflected. As our culture speeds up and our personal lives feel overbooked… Read More

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  3. Writing Begins with the Breath

    Writing Begins with the Breath

    Embodying Your Authentic Voice

    • by
    • Laraine Herring
    In this distinctive guide to the craft of writing, author Laraine Herring shows us how to tune into our bodies and connect with our emotions so that our writing becomes an expression of our full beings, rather than just an intellectual exercise. With warmth and wisdom, Herring offers a path to discovering "deep writing"—prose that is unique, expressive, and profoundly authentic. Lessons and imaginative exercises show you how to: stay… Read More

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  4. Echoing Silence

    Echoing Silence

    Thomas Merton on the Vocation of Writing

    • by
    • Thomas Merton
    • edited by
    • Robert Inchausti
    When Thomas Merton entered a Trappist monastery in December 1941, he turned his back on secular life—including a very promising literary career. He sent his journals, a novel-in-progess, and copies of all his poems to his mentor, Columbia professor Mark Van Doren, for safe keeping, fully expecting to write little, if anything, ever again. It was a relatively short-lived resolution, for Merton almost immediately found himself being assigned writing tasks… Read More

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  5. Writing Down the Bones

    Writing Down the Bones

    Freeing the Writer Within

    • by
    • Natalie Goldberg
    For more than twenty years Natalie Goldberg has been challenging and cheering on writers with her books and workshops. In her groundbreaking first book, she brings together Zen meditation and writing in a new way. Writing practice, as she calls it, is no different from other forms of Zen practice —"it is backed by two thousand years of studying the mind." This new edition, which marks almost twenty years… Read More

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  6. The Wave in the Mind

    The Wave in the Mind

    Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination

    • by
    • Ursula K. Le Guin
    Join Ursula K. Le Guin as she explores a broad array of subjects, ranging from Tolstoy, Twain, and Tolkien to women's shoes, beauty, and family life. With her customary wit, intelligence, and literary craftsmanship, she offers a diverse and highly engaging set of readings. The Wave in the Mind includes some of Le Guin's finest literary criticism, rare autobiographical writings, performance art pieces, and, most centrally, her reflections… Read More

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  7. The Art of Writing

    The Art of Writing

    Teachings of the Chinese Masters

    • edited by
    • Tony Barnstone,
    • Chou Ping
    The ancient Chinese regarded the written word as a transformative force able to move heaven and earth and unite the reader with the source of all things, the Tao. The power of writing, especially poetry, is celebrated here in short texts that present both practical instruction and spiritual insight: Lu Ji's essay in verse, "The Art of Writing," reveals the inner process every writer must go through in… Read More

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  8. Writing Down the Bones
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