By Karen Carnabucci, LCSW, TEP
Nearly 10 months into this experience of the 2020 pandemic in the United States and around the world, there's a lot of profound writing and evocative art coming from writers and artists.
They ask us to consider our experience of the pandemic as something that is more than terrifying, although it is certainly scary, and one that allows for deep change to happen on multiple levels.
This prose poem from Kitty O'Meara has been making the rounds online, become widely shared and truly a viral phenomenon. O'Meara is a former teacher and retired chaplain who lives near Madison, Wis., and penned this writing to work through her own anxiety:
Here is the poem:
“And the people stayed home.
Karen Carnabucci, LCSW, TEP, is an author, trainer and psychotherapist who promotes, practices and teaches experiential methods including psychodrama, Family and Systemic Constellations, sand tray, mindfulness and Tarot imagery.
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