Have you been touched by Parkinson's disease? Here is an opportunity to share your story in poetic form.
Thirty or so people are being invited to submit three poems to be published in the Touched by Poetry series. The deadline in February 10, 2016. The first anthology will be entitled: Touched By Parkinson's, a Healing Journey Through Poetry.
This anthology is open to anyone who has Parkinson's disease, has a family member or friend with Parkinson's, works with people with Parkinson's or has in some way been touched by Parkinson's and wants to contribute their story and inspiration.
There is interesting research on the healing benefits of sharing your story, listening to other people with a similar condition and of the images a poet can create with poetry.
Other topics being considered for future books in the Touched by Poetry series include: Multiple Sclerosis, Macular Degeneration, Down Syndrome, Huntington's Ataxia, Diabetes, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Autism, Breast Cancer, Addictions, Strokes / Heart Attack, Aids / HIV, and ... YOU can suggest a future topic if you would like.
Kimberly Burnham, PhD, Spokane Poet