Andrea Gibson





Andrea Gibson

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in Calais, Maine, The United States
August 13, 1975

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Rousing audiences internationally with her poignant message and her genuine interest in generating change, Andrea's words are a perfect mixture of fabulous and fierce. Exposing truth and sparking conversation Andrea's sharp imagery reaches both the intellect and the heart bringing her audiences to a human place and frequently to their feet.

Andrea is a queer poet activist whose work deconstructs the foundations of the current political machine, highlighting issues such as patriarchy, gender norms, white-supremacy and capitalist culture.Andrea has cemented her niche in the upper echelons of the national performance poetry scene.

Andrea is a four time Denver Grand Slam Champion, ranked fourth in the National Individual Poetry Finals in 2004, f
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Average rating: 4.63 · 2,238 ratings · 171 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
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“Autumn is the hardest season. The leaves are all falling, and they're falling like
they're falling in love with the ground.”
Andrea Gibson

“and I wonder if Beethoven held his breath
the first time his fingers touched the keys
the same way a soldier holds his breath
the first time his finger clicks the trigger.
We all have different reasons for forgetting to breathe.”
Andrea Gibson

“I said to the sun, ‘Tell me about the big bang.’ The sun said, ‘it hurts to become.”
Andrea Gibson

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