Date of Award

2015

Document Type

Honors Thesis (Open Access)

Department

Colby College. Creative Writing Program

Advisor(s)

Adrian Blevins

Second Advisor

Peter Harris

Abstract

"Behind the Missing Rib: The Five Stages of Grief" is a poetry manuscript that explores issues of love, forgiveness, and understanding. The book is divided into the five stages of grief: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance. Each poem is titled using a quote from a biblical verse, and deals with the process of healing.

Keywords

poetry, grief, healing, writing

Included in

Poetry Commons

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