The Hill We Climb (Book)

Amanda Gorman: Why I Almost Didn’t Read My Poem at the Inauguration

It’s told like this: Amanda Gorman performed at the inauguration, and the rest is history. The truth is I almost declined to be the inaugural poet. Why? I was terrified. I was scared of failing my people, my poetry. But I was also terrified on a physical level. Covid was still raging, and my age […]

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