Syntymalauluja/Birth Songs

Image of the book cover for Syntymalauluja/Birth SongsSyntymalauluja/Birth Songs (Finnish-English edition), ed. By Marja Schulman. (Helsiniki, Finland: Therapeia Foundation, 2005). Translated by Hannele Pohjanmies.

A special bi-lingual publication by the Therapeia Foundation in Helsinki, Finland, these poems on birth, families, and death are being used with parents as well as doctors, nurses, social workers and therapists, to help them understand the “shadow side of parenting” as well as the bright places. Ellen is honoured to be the first poet published by the Foundation, and pleased they have chosen a Canadian writer. (poems selected from Water Children, as well as a few others).

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