Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman, Read by the Author
Poems For A Better Tomorrow
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Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman delivers her collection of poetry, Call Us What We Carry, with precision and purpose. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss listening to Gorman performing her work, which offers her perspective on current social and global issues and delves into history. Gorman calls forth hope and light amid every hardship that fills our present-day lives. Closing with a powerful recitation of her 2021 inaugural poem, she reminds listeners “to rise” and create a better tomorrow for America.
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