Amanda Gorman is a poet. Her poems can make people feel strong emotions. Read on to learn more about her. Find out about Gorman’s life and work.
Gorman recited a poem when Joe Biden became president.
When Gorman was a child, some words were hard for her to say. She practiced reading her poems out loud. Her speech got better. Now speaking is one of her strengths.
Gorman started writing poems as a kid. She was inspired by Maya Angelou. Angelou was a poet and storyteller.
A Powerful Voice
Gorman has advice for young poets. “Embrace what makes your voice unique!”
Did You Know?
Amanda Gorman wrote a picture book. It is called Change Sings. It is about how kids can change the world with small actions. What can you do to change the world?