Call Us What We Carry

Call Us What We Carry

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Formerly titled The Hill We Climb and Other Poems, Amanda Gorman’s remarkable new collection reveals an energizing and unforgettable voice in American poetry. Call Us What We Carry is Gorman at her finest. Including “The Hill We Climb,” the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, and bursting with musical language and exploring themes of identity, grief, and memory, this lyric of hope and healing captures an important moment in our country’s consciousness while being utterly timeless.

The breakout poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman.

Title:Call Us What We Carry
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780593465066
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    Call Us What We Carry Reviews

  • s.penkevich

    ‘To Begin again / Isn’t to go backwards, / But to decide to go.’The poetry world was given quite a boost on Jan 20th, 2021 when poet Amanda Gorman took the stage at the Presidential Inauguration...

  • jessica

    ‘words matter, for language is an ark. yes, language is an art… language is a life craft. yes, language is a life raft.’ i, like most people, first heard and were inspired by AG when she deli...

  • Mareike

    "Let the globe, if nothing else, say this is true.That even as we grieved, we grew.That even as we hurt, we hoped.That even as we tired, we tried."Damn. I love this poem....

  • Cecily

    “This book, like a ship, is meant to be lived in.” - from “Another Nautical” I became aware of Gorman when she performed her poem “The Hill We Climb” at Biden's inauguration. This is a col...

  • Jenna ? ?  ?

    What an astounding collection of poems! Amanda Gorman is brilliant and insightful, and writes with so much clarity and passion. Her way with words is playful and yet oh so impactful.Young people like ...

  • Amalia Gkavea

    “When day comes, we ask ourselves:Where can we find lightIn this never-ending shade?The loss we carry, a sea we must wade.We braved the belly of the beast,We’ve learned that quiet isn’t alway...

  • Elle

    “We've learned that quiet isn't always peace, and the norms and notions of what ‘just’ is isn't always justice.”I listened to the audiobook of Call Us What We Carry read by the author, Amanda ...

  • Elyse  Walters

    Amanda Gorman, the young girl who upstaged Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day with her brilliance and beauty — making many of us around the world ‘gasp-in-awe’ …..gives us a “Call Us What We Car...

  • La Crosse County Library

    4.5/5 stars Amanda Gorman has got me into poetry again! Call Us What We Carry is a collection of poetry by the youngest poet ever to give an inaugural poetry reading. The poem she recited at Presid...

  • Lorna

    Call Us What We Carry is a beautiful book of poetry by Amanda Gorman that I will read again and again. While I am sure that I was not the only one, I was spellbound during the inauguration of Presiden...