I love this project, brainchild of Cheryl Marita and myself. It brings poetry into the Espanola Hospital. Inspiration came from Sawnie Morris when she was Taos Poet Laureate and hung framed poems in waiting rooms. There is also a similar project through a healthcare provider in New Zealand.
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Launch this Tuesday!If the project continues, I hope to include many more poets.
Most of us have spent times–scary, worrisome, reassuring, but often grueling–in medical settings. Poetry reminds us of our world and who we are. I’m very grateful this project is underway.