A collection of poetry by presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman including “The Hill We Climb,” the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden.
A luminous collection of poetry, 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, this beautifully designed volume features poems in many inventive styles and structures and shines a light on a moment of reckoning. Call Us What We Carry reveals that Gorman has become our messenger from the past, our voice for the future.