Inauguration Day Poem by Amanda Gorman

This is a transcript of Amanda Gorman’s poem which was performed at the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on 20th January 2021. You can see the poem being performed here.

Buy Gorman’s first collection here.

I hope this is useful for you – the history and power of political poetry is a gift to share with our students!

As soon as the poet/administration makes the text of the poem publicly available, I will take this version down and post a link to the official one instead.

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