Call Us What We Carry: Poems by Amanda Gorman

Call Us What We Carry: Poems

Amanda Gorman

214 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

nonfiction poetry politics race emotional inspiring reflective medium-paced


Including “The Hill We Climb,” the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, this debut collection of the same name reveals an energizing and unforgettable new voice in America poetry.

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reflective 84%
emotional 72%
inspiring 72%
hopeful 59%
challenging 35%
informative 19%
sad 15%
dark 5%
tense 3%
relaxing 2%
adventurous 1%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%


medium 53%
fast 27%
slow 18%

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