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The Healing Power of Poetry I

The Poetry Ward: a doctor dispenses poems to medical students

Nov 15 2012 Catherine Tufariello
Doctor holding hand of patient
"Dr. Danielle Ofri recounts how she “prescribes” poems for patients and medical students alike."

In July 2012 the Poetry Foundation published two articles on “The Healing Power of Poetry.” In “The Poetry Ward" Dr. Danielle Ofri recounts how she “prescribes” poems for patients…

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