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Poetry is Political: Amanda Gorman's America

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 This was a challenge for me because of the short timespan I had to write it, but it turned out beautifully. Someday I'd love to meet Amanda in person, but my research on her was just as inspiring. 


“I am the daughter of Black writers who are descended from freedom fighters, who broke their chains and changed the world. They call me,” so the mantra of Amanda Gorman goes. The 22-year-old Los Angeles native is the youngest inauguration poet in American history, officially writing her words "into tomorrow." [read more]


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