The Poet is IN: An interview with Ronna Bloom on working with poetry

I started the year talking with Susan Gillis about doing poetry in unexpected places, particularly prescribing poems in hospitals. The conversation was fluid. It went a long way into the work and landed well on the poems themselves. Fitting for a blog called, Concrete & River! "For several years now the poet Ronna Bloom has worked as Poet in Residence at Mount Sinai Hospital, dispensing poetry to patients and staff in need of what poems offer. I chatted with Ronna about her work in this program: how it came to be and how it unfolds in her own and others' lives."  Read more --->>