Poetry: The Healer
By Alyson Swann, See the Triumph Guest Blogger
You are a survivor and healing is an ongoing process. Poetry is one way to explore the healing process and build yourself up through self-expression. Poetry is one of the most beneficial forms of therapy. The art of writing poetry is an amazing tool for healing and personal growth. It provides unique opportunities of self-discovery and self-love. Life and energy are discovered through the words of poetry. The writing of poetry gives us the chance to discover how our vulnerabilities and strengths thrive together. Poetry gives voice to what is wounded in our lives, and has the power to guide us through rough times. Poetry profoundly heals and transforms. Poetry is life!
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Alyson E. Swann is a BA student in the Theatre Arts Department of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, currently representing the prestigious Pi Zeta chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. as Miss Black and Gold. She is a natural born writer and poet, and plans to use her gifts to reach and touch the lives of women all over the world. Aside from writing, acting has always been her heart’s true desire. She has recently been casted in a local television show entitled “Stay the Night” which will air in 2015 on local television station “MY48”. Her plans are to further her acting career immediately following graduation. The philosophy that she lives by is “Change is the essence of Life. Be willing to surrender who you are, for what you could become.”
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