Call Us What We Carry : From the presidential inaugural poet-9781784744618

Call Us What We Carry : From the presidential inaugural poet

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The breakout poetry collection by Sunday Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman' This is poetry rippling with communal recognition and empathy' Guardian'This is more than protest. It's a promise.'Including 'The Hill We Climb,' the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, this luminous poetry collection by Amanda Gorman captures a shipwrecked moment in time and transforms it into a lyric of hope and healing. In Call Us What We Carry, Gorman explores history, language, identity, and erasure through an imaginative and intimate collage.

Harnessing the collective grief of a global pandemic, these seventy poems shine a light on a moment of reckoning and reveal that Gorman has become our messenger from the past, our voice for the future. 'I think we all need more poetry - specifically her poetry - in our lives' i 'Books for Christmas' 2021*A PRIMA 'BOOKS TO GIVE WITH LOVE' PICK 2021*Praise for 'The Hill We Climb':'I was profoundly moved... The power of your words blew me away' Michelle Obama, TIME'I was thrilled' Hillary Clinton'She spoke truth to power and embodied clear-eyed hope to a weary nation.

She revealed us to ourselves' Lin-Manuel Miranda, TIME

Author(s): Gorman, Amanda,
Binding: Hardback,
Date of Publication: 07/12/2021,
Pagination: 240 pages,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: Chatto & Windus,
Published By: Vintage Publishing,
Book Classification: USA,
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781784744618