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Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman

by Lisa Dettling on 2021-01-20T09:03:27-05:00 in Poetry | Comments

Amanda Gorman Captures the Moment, in Verse

The youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history will read a work she finished after the riot at the Capitol. "I'm not going to in any way gloss over what we've seen," she says. About two weeks ago, the poet Amanda Gorman was struggling to finish a new work titled "The Hill We Climb."

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