Categories Poetry Writing is an act of recovery and self defense. Post author By markthegrey Post date August 14, 2021 4 Comments on Writing is an act of recovery and self defense. Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailMoreLinkedInRedditPinterestTelegramLike this:Like Loading... Tags grief, Poetry, trauma, Writing By markthegrey I am a biologist, author, poet, professor, and parent. I nest in Aurora, IL with my spouse and about two to four kids. View Archive → ← August Poem → August: A Poem on Mortality 4 replies on “Writing is an act of recovery and self defense.” May the Zen be with you LikeLike Indeed, and with you. It is the way of life I must cultivate. I recommend it for all of my fellow sentient travelers! LikeLike Very true!! LikeLike Yes. This forms the basis for art and music therapies. And underlying it is the practice of detachment as well as mindfulness, which are neither intuitive nor easy for those of us raised with the western worldview. LikeLike Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.