Andrea Carter Brown is a renowned poet whose book titled September 12 contains her collection of award-winning poems about 9/11 and its aftermath. She was living a single block away from the World Trade Center on 9/11; her eyewitness account of the attack and its aftermath is described in her impressive, award-winning book that contains masterly poems filled with astonishing beauty and wisdom. September 12, which has won many prestigious literary awards, was published in September 2021 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and it serves as a haunting memorial to 9/11.
IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE:
- What inspired Andrea to become a poet.
- Horrific scenes Andrea witnessed when she looked out her window at the Twin Towers the morning of 9/11.
- Where Andrea ran to for safety as the Twin Towers were falling.
- Andrea read her exquisite poem titled “Learning to Write” which touches on Rebirth, to all of us in the Grief and Rebirth Podcast audience.
SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS ANDREA:
- How did therapy help you heal your trauma?
- Why don’t you like the word “closure?”
- Why do you now see loss as an opening, the chance for something new?
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