According to Muses and Young, poetry "worthy of the name" may "alter states of consciousness...," (i.e. facilitate [[Connection] and perhaps a Connection Experience. [1]

Connection Techniques

Connection Technique > Affirmation of Compassion, Affirmation of Self, Connection Affirmation, Connection Visualization, Deprivation, Detachment, Drumming, Fasting, Flow Purification, Great Invocation, Hypnotism, Hypoventilation, Intent to Connect, Mysticism of the Historical Event, Poetry, The Way of the Hollow Bone, Thought Control


Poems written by one in a state of connection may induce/facilitate a connection in another.


  1. Muses, Charles, and Arthur M. Young, eds. “The Reader Enters the Poetic Experience.” In Consciousness and Reality: The Human Pivot Point, 392–412. New York: Discus Books, 1972. p. 392