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Rollo May

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Creativity is the result of a struggle between vitality and form. As anyone who has tried to write a sonnet or scan poetry, is aware, the form ideally do not take away from the creativity but may add to it.
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Ch. 13 : Communion of Consciousness, p. 320

 
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