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Sharing Poetry Is About Being Close

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Sharing Poetry Is About Being Close

 Welcome! Take a seat, and please do slouch. 
 In fact, lay down on this psychiatric couch. 

 Tell me, exactly what ails you today? 
 You say your head hurts. Explain, in what way? 

 Is this problem new or ongoing for years? 
 What are some of your biggest fears? 

 Tell me all about your childhood. 
 Was it traumatic or mostly good? 

 Is your family close or full of strife? 
 Which activities are part of your life? 

 How do you feel about the opposite sex? 
 Are you dwelling on past regrets? 

 Have you been having recurrent dreams? 
 What are some of the common themes? 

 When conflict arises, how do you deal? 
 Tell me, how does that make you feel? 

 Less discuss some coping techniques. 
 How about we meet again in two weeks? 

 Here, take this prescription, and water with each dose. 
 Sharing poetry is about being close.

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  1. Date: 2/17/2014 9:48:00 AM

    Juliet, one of your best poems. SKAT

  1. Date: 2/7/2014 1:44:00 PM

    You're a pretty good poet. Great job

  1. Date: 1/7/2014 11:17:00 AM

    Juliet, , thank you for everything, Congrats for the well deserved win...always~ Linda

    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon Date: 1/7/2014 9:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, darling. Hate to see you go. It's been fun. I'll check out more of your poetry in a bit. : )
  1. Date: 12/13/2013 4:37:00 AM

    hi juliet, congratulations on your win love xx

    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon Date: 1/13/2014 11:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Mandy.
  1. Date: 12/13/2013 1:17:00 AM

    Congrats on the win, Juliet

    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon Date: 1/13/2014 11:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Dr.
  1. Date: 12/12/2013 12:22:00 PM

    All the poetry submitted was heartfelt. From love throughout life to love in the depths of death with reflections of nature. You are all deserving First Place Winners and I thank you for entering your favorites in my contest.

    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon Date: 1/13/2014 11:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Judy. : )
  1. Date: 12/2/2013 8:24:00 AM

    Dear Juliet - I so enjoyed reading this take on the shrink. Poetry releases us doesn't it? It's not a good idea to use the "reply" function as few people go back to see. Best way is to comment at the end of another's poem or send them a soup e-mail. Thank you too for your comments - makes my heart sing. love, Kathy

    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon Date: 1/13/2014 11:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Kathryn.
  1. Date: 10/26/2013 11:52:00 PM

    I enjoyed this ...therapy. Poetry is indeed a good therapy. It slows a racing mind and gives you focus. It works for me =)

    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon Date: 1/13/2014 11:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Thomas.