Episode 122 – Remembering 9-11 in Verse

A pencil, a ball point pen, and a quill each holding a drink and floating in the number 100 with the title Writers Drinking Coffee below

20 years ago, two towers fell in America and it shocked the world. Whether people lived in New York or California, or in between, they were wrapped in trauma and grief, and needed the words to articulate their feelings and experience. Andrea Carter Brown captured her own eyewitness views and feelings to help process the negative memories into a new healing through poetry and reflection. From shock and pain to healing and kindness, Brown’s verses speak for many who witnessed the events that day.

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