Date of Award
Honors Thesis (Open Access)
Colby College. Creative Writing Program
"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.
poetry, grief, healing, writing
Recommended CitationSt. Cyr, Johnna L., "Behind the Missing Rib: The Five Stages of Grief" (2015). Honors Theses. Paper 750.
Colby College theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed or downloaded from this site for the purposes of research and scholarship. Reproduction or distribution for commercial purposes is prohibited without written permission of the author.