Welcome to a new year of Poetry Notes.

As a happy way to begin, the emerging science of neuroarts offers hope for a path toward a better world, and within it, a greater appreciation for poetry in our lives:

“The oldest archeological discoveries reveal the longstanding human pursuit of self-expression and the most recent pandemic reminds us again that people turn to art in times of need. Now scientists and artists are coming together to build a field based on a growing understanding of how the arts in all of its many modalities can advance health and wellbeing....”   

To start learning about this encouraging new science, please visit