Autumn wind –
mountain’s shadow
wavers.

Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828)

 

What does a 17th Century Japanese poetic form have to do with healing grief ? More than you might think. Join poet and psychotherapist Glen Walton to discover the inherent peace that dwells within Haiku. Participants will gently explore their own psyche to find both the source of emotional pain and possible solutions. Utilizing images from nature, paired with emotional content provided by life experiences, learn how to craft beautiful Haiku to allow the expression of grief – and begin your own healing. The workshop will more thoroughly study the origin and elements of Haiku. Most of the time is allowed for participants to create their own Haiku to address personal grief and loss issues. Participants will also learn how to begin to utilize Haiku as a therapeutic tool for use with patients struggling with their own grief issues.

 


Don’t weep, insects –
Lovers, stars themselves,
Must part.

Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828)

 

Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828)