The Healing Power of Poetry | William Sieghart | TEDxOxford

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William Sieghart is the founder of the Forward Prizes for Poetry, which have the aim of celebrating excellence in poetry and increasing its audience, and the author of The Poetry Pharmacy, which extolls the healing ability of poetry. In his talk William describes his journey with poetry and its extraordinary power to help process life's ups and downs. William Sieghart is the chairman of the Somerset House Trust, London’s working arts centre, and founder of the Forward Prizes for Poetry. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx



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