Not the singers Lady Gaga or Jennifer Lopez (JLO), Another woman was the most popular in the Joe Biden divisionAnd the We are referring to poet Amanda Gorman.
After participating in Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United StatesPopular poet Amanda Gorman has grown up hugely on social media.
The 22-year-old poet He managed to increase the number of his followers on social networks.
Your account The number of TwitterTheAmandaGorman users increased from 189,000 to 1.4 million And in Instagram went from 56K to 2.5M.
Obama and others spotlight the talent of poet Amanda Gorman
Personalities like former President Obama Or a TV host Oprah Winfrey He highlighted his participation and talent Amanda GormanAfter your post At Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Even other young women are like Malala Yousafzai and Lyn Manuel MirandaThey expressed their admiration for the young poet.
Former President Obama tweeted:
“On the day of the history books, Amanda Gorman received a poem that was more than important. Young people like her are proof that“ the light is always there, only if we are brave enough to see it, if we are only brave enough to be the light, ”she quotes.
For his part, his wife and the former first lady celebrated: with your strong and moving words, Amanda Gorman reminds us of the strength each of us has to defend our democracy. Keep on shining, Amanda! I can’t wait to find out what to do next. “
Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon, John Legend, Bette Midler, Elizabeth Banks, Jimmy Kimmel, Nikita Gill, Stacy Adams, Hillary Clinton and Jericho Brown, among others, added their voices to the shouts of “Brava!” As Winfrey: “I’ve never been proud to see another young woman rise! Brava, Brava, Amanda Gorman! Maya Angelou cheers you up, and so am I.”
First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden, Was the driving force behind the invitation Amanda Gorman received via Zoom at her West Los Angeles apartment.
I heard the First Lady recite it at the Library of Congress and suggested her name to the committee that organized the January 20 event.
this is the way Become Amanda Gorman The youngest poet wrote and read a text at an inauguration.
Who were the other poets who participated in the inauguration in the United States?
Other poets who participated in the inauguration ceremonies were:
- Robert Frost
- Miller Williams
- Elizabeth Alexander
- Richard White
When did the love of poetry originate?
Amanda Gorman I fell in love with poetry at the age of eight when the teacher was reading in the classroom Dandelion wine (Dandelion wine) by Ray Bradbury.
From poet to president of the United States
Amanda Gorman graduated in sociology from Harvard University and dreams of running for the presidency of the United States in 2036It is the first electoral cycle in which he attains the necessary age.
In the meantime, he is preparing to continue his literary career: in September 2021 he will be published Change sings, The first of two completed children’s books, drawn by Lauren Long, also responsible for art in Obama’s book of his two daughters, Sasha and Malia, Who Are You I Sing: A Message to My Daughters.
It will come out the same month The hill we go up, His first collection of poetry, united with the title of the piece he had read assuming Biden and Harris. But after Gorman’s success on the January 20 event, Penguin Young Readers decided to publish a special edition of the poem alone, in hardback, with an initial print volume of 150,000.
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