Pigeon Mail – Express Delivery – Poetry Therapy Across Continents

Sometimes there are no words to describe an encounter, no words better than the actual words and so here is a magical encounter: 11/26/13 Dear Bahareh, I hope this email finds you well. I will introduce ‘One Word’ to my Master 1 Psychology students tomorrow as our Poetry Therapy sequel and I am writing to plant a seed…  […]

Poem Making to Recharge Body Mind and Soul – with John Fox at Body Tree

Come and join internationally respected poetry therapist and poet John Fox in using poetry and poem-making to recharge body, mind and soul — as an antidote to the intensity of daily life.  This kind of creativity, rooted in healing and self-discovery, rather than literary critique, enhances quality of life. Poetic language, language that comes from […]

My first Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2012

The Book Fair Experience is one that I had had before, but never before in light of being a POET. The highlight of the event was being a part of something so big and grand. Reading, writing, reciting, listening, interviewing, and interweaving. It was absolutely fantastic!!!! I met such wonderful people. We had a dinner […]

Artwork created by art students, inspired by the Poems of Bahareh

When Stefanie asked me to speak to come in and speak to her art class, I was a bit puzzled.  I thought why would an art teacher be inviting me to speak to her class about poetry, but then she told me that each year she does a unit on calligraphy and the use of […]

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2012 Tishani Doshi and Bahareh Amidi

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair presents an evening of poetry brought to you by acclaimed female poets Tishani Doshi, arriving from India, and Iranian American Bahareh Amidi, Abu Dhabi’s resident Poetess of Light. The poetry recital will feature at ‘The Tent’ accompanied by guitarist Kalana de Silva, from 6pm until 7pm on Friday the 30th […]

Poetry Therapy Retreat

My looking Ripens Things is the title of this weekends poetry therapy retreat with John Fox. It is incredible to learn how words have such an incredible power to heal.  I have spent the day in a room with eight other women and out guide John and i feel like i have made friends i […]