Books of poetry compiled by Dr. Diamond


Arborophilia: Writings on Trees
Inspired by his lifelong love of trees, Arborophilia is a magnificent collection of therapeutic writings by one of the great healers of our age.


A Book of Cantillatory Poems
This collection of poetry, based on 25 years of clinical research into the highest therapeutic powers of all art forms, brings together highly acclaimed poets and many who have gone unrecognized for nearly four hundred years.

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The Doctor-Poet

By John Diamond, M.D.

He is the true and only doctor.
— Emerson, The Poet

Looking at all those who have come to me for help, I long ago came to the conclusion that there was only one word to describe their real problem. And I arrived at this not by just looking at them, but by looking into them – deeply.

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Whitman and the Breath of the Line

By John Diamond, M.D.

Verse: from the Latin vertere, to turn.

Many poets – Wordsworth and Whitman come immediately to mind – are great poets, but poor versifiers: they didn’t know when to turn the line.

The basic reason for this is that they had a Lung 10 problem: not being at peace with their breathing.

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