The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country

by

, female-lead, 2021-read, poetry, contemporary, aoc, audio, borrowed, poetry, bipoc-authors, poet, poetry, new-release, non-fiction, poetry, politics, 2021-favorites, Poetry, Nonfiction, Audiobook, Politics, History, Adult, Inspirational, Contemporary, Social Movements, Feminism

On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet to deliver a poetry reading at a presidential inauguration. Taking the stage after the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, Gorman captivated the nation and brought hope to viewers around the globe. Her poem “The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country” can now be cherished in this special gift edition. Including an enduring foreword by Oprah Winfrey, this keepsake celebrates the promise of America and affirms the power of poetry.

Title:The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780593465271
Format Type:

    The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country Reviews

  • morgan

    hearing it for the first time was breathtaking and now reading it for the first time was moving...

  • carol.

    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've braved the belly of the beastWe've learned that quiet isn't always peace"...

  • Diane S ?

    My youngest daughter gifted me with this lovely book. Beautifully binded with yellow dust jacket, red lettering, a play on the outfit she wore while reciting this poem at the inauguration..Gorman is s...

  • nitya

    "We will not march back to what was,But move on to what shall be:A country that is bruised but whole,Benevolent but bold,Fierce and free."I watched Amanda performing this at the inauguration and was a...

  • Meike

    Let's face it: No one needed this formulaic foreword by Oprah, but the poem and its delivery are GREAT. ...

  • Tommaso Emiliani

    Oh America, you can do better than this.The poem is verbose, unimaginative, condescending, self-indulgent, didactic and - what is worst - cliched.It is understandable that American hearts may need rea...

  • Alice Lippart

    Wonderful!...

  • La Crosse County Library

    I confess I don't read poetry that much, but I am glad I went ahead and read The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country (2021). Written by the youngest poet yet to give a poetry reading at a...

  • melhara

    September 30,2021 Re-read : We've braved the belly of the beast.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 audi...

  • CAG_1337

    It's a good thing Harold Bloom is already dead because hearing this poem would have killed him. Gorman's work was an utterly dreadful, cliché-ridden piece of juvenilia that had all the charm and sens...