The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country

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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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    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...

  • 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...

  • La Crosse County Library

    Review originally published April 29, 2021 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 y...

  • Meike

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Alice Lippart

    Wonderful!...

  • Andrew Howdle

    Oscar Wilde once remarked wickedly that poetry fared well until the public became interested in it. I am hard pushed to understand how anyone could mistake this collection of cliches and flaccid lines...