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Poetry – Helping the Healing Process

James Nachtwey

I firmly believe that poetry can help the healing process, it is pertinent to think of this today the 20th anniversary of disaster that was 9/11. It was therefore no accident that after 9/11, poems could be found in many places, on the internet, in newspapers, magazines, books, read out on the television, radio and they appeared in many anthologies. Poetry can also provide us with a collective memory of the event and will stand as a memorial for all time.

Below are a few examples:

(I hope that anyone affected by this disaster finds some comfort today, sending my love).

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Published by poetisatinta

I was born and live in rural North Wales (UK) and found poetry again after a lifetime, so grateful I did :)

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