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    Programs that offer a form of therapy which encourages individuals with mental, physical or developmental disabilities, substance abuse disorders, chronic health conditions or other problems to express and understand their feelings and the feelings of others by reading and writing poetry as part of their individual or group treatment. The poem may be a published work or one created by the patient, and poetic devices, such as rhythm, image and metaphor contribute to the therapeutic effect.

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    Creative Time Open Studio / Phoenix Rising Creative Empowerment Program - Art from AshesOffers the following services to the community: - Every Wednesday: drop-in creative studio time from 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., free pizza at 4 p.m., and Phoenix Rising Creative Empowerment Poetry Workshop from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - First Fridays of each month: Free pizza at 4 p.m., Phoenix Rising Creative Empowerment Poetry Workshop from 4:30 - 6 p.m., and youth performance open mic from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.Denver CountyArt from AshesArt from Ashes

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