Amanda Gorman: Pure Genius

MCMWednesday, January 20, 2021

I don't generally like poetry; I like poetic language. Not rhyming exactly, but cadence, flow and rhythm are like catnip for my brain. Lin-Manuel Miranda does it effortlessly, and apparently so does Amanda Gorman, the US National Youth Poet Laureate. This was her poem from Joe Biden's inauguration:

I mean...wow. Just wow. That pushed every button I ever need pushed, all at once.

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