Hometown Stories s2018e05
Titre original : Finding Poetry in Cancer
The shock of the first diagnosis. Fear of death. Anxiety and concern about friends and family. Cancer patients experience a range of complex emotions. Now, a Japanese hospital is helping them transform their feelings into senryu, a Japanese form of short poetry. A man expresses a lifetime of gratitude toward his wife. A woman uses humor to fight back against a serious illness. In this program, cancer patients find solace in just 17 syllables.