The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country

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
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  • melhara

    I've never watched any of the past US inaugurations, but when Amanda Gorman shared the glorious news that she was selected as the official inaugural poet for the 2021 inauguration, I knew I had to tun...

  • Alison

    Breathtaking. I watched this performed live along with my husband and child, and we all wept openly. Cannot wait to read more from this brilliant mind!...

  • lily ??

    “The new dawn blooms as we free it,For there is always light, If only we’re brave enough to see it,If only we’re brave enough to be it.” Blog | Twitter | Instagram | Tumblr | Bloglovin...

  • Rainer

    This poem seems to have made Amanda Gorman into a household name overnight, and she absolutely deserves it. What an incredibly talented writer - we are blessed by her words....

  • morgan

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

  • GONZA

    That's the way to become the first Youth Poet Laureate of the United States. ...

  • Laura Hoffman Brauman

    Just perfection. So glad to have a copy now. Her performance of this at the inauguration was outstanding and I hear her voice every time I pick this up....

  • Luis

    “All art is propaganda; on the other hand, not all propaganda is art.”-George OrwellWell...this is clearly propaganda. I would consider any MLK speech as much more poetic and artistic than this ch...

  • 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...

  • 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...