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Amanda Gorman @TheAmandaGorman Los Angeles, California

Poet. Activist. Harvard '20 Inquiries below

614 Following   1,566,710 Followers   3,390 Tweets

Joined Twitter 6/15/14


Here are the editors' picks for the must read spring books by Black authors (including @MorganJerkins @zafatistahttps://t.co/WSU82buspL
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3/1
2021
Our International Women's Day event to support Democrats running for office keeps on getting bigger.… https://t.co/VcwBweIVPB
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2/24
2021
Prachtig nieuws! Ik ben zeer vereerd om het inauguratiegedicht ´The Hill We Climb´ van Amanda Gorman te mogen verta… https://t.co/1TA1L5Qmu0
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2/23
2021
Just when we thought we couldn't love her more. @TheAmandaGorman continues to inspire the students we support - lea… https://t.co/iXsnrrwONt
Retweeted by Amanda GormanWe need a new language of hope. @TheAmandaGorman is writing it. Listen to our conversation on the season two debu… https://t.co/ompW2kF53x
Retweeted by Amanda Gorman.@viet_t_nguyen on @TheAmandaGorman's “The Hill We Climb:” The poem itself doubles as a political speech, a move wh… https://t.co/t0fuaQ23eR
Retweeted by Amanda GormanEveryone give it up for @TheAmandaGorman! #Ham4Progress
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2/22
2021
“While we have our eyes on the future, history has its eyes on us.” – @TheAmandaGorman #BlackHistoryMonth
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2/21
2021
OMG @Alyssa_Milano love this poem your son Milo wrote inspired by my inaugural poem! I love seeing more and more ki… https://t.co/JmCvTnQtJg
2/19
2021
Thinking of everyone in Texas.
Retweeted by Amanda GormanI love this post from @TheAmandaGorman from March 2017, where she helped introduce @HillaryClinton at the… https://t.co/S1TzTKuAmc
Retweeted by Amanda GormanCongratulations @TheAmandaGorman! @TIME has named the poet and @PenguinTeen author to their 2021 TIME100 Next list!… https://t.co/DTdw2mL8Sw
Retweeted by Amanda GormanProud to be in the #TIME100NEXT list! This @Lin_Manuel intro is a gift. When we met yrs ago, I shoved a poem into h… https://t.co/PiNZV1iNQ9What a gift it is to me as well! Still remember meeting you that night! https://t.co/oe8rAZR5Bl
2/17
2021
EPIC!!! @Lin_Manuel @TheAmandaGorman @ReverendWarnock @GayleKing @HamiltonMusical @WayneBrady https://t.co/NeIT4akMtj
Retweeted by Amanda GormanAs we turned the page to a new administration, @TheAmandaGorman saw "hope and kindness re-enter American rhetoric."… https://t.co/zIN2NZ4wEk
Retweeted by Amanda GormanContinuing to honor our inspiring world leaders during Black History Month @ Bologna. We will climb the hill TOGETH… https://t.co/pQffOF3dHs
Retweeted by Amanda Gorman.@TheAmandaGorman wearing an exploded sleeve and asymmetric tiered hem trapeze-line dress with a trompe l’oeil prin… https://t.co/VRK73dSho7
Retweeted by Amanda GormanFebruary is #BlackHistoryMonth, and we’ve collected some lessons to help your students get to know some inspiration… https://t.co/gH7d4FRhed
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2/16
2021
So proud of the joyous evening our Hamilton casts have put together for #BlackHistoryMonth, so grateful to be joine… https://t.co/fbFzowJHd3
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2/15
2021
Thank you so much, @TheAmandaGorman. I’m beyond happy that the piece resonated with you, but more than that, I’m ov… https://t.co/K8QBj1kBIy
Retweeted by Amanda GormanWow, a fantastic @washingtonpost piece by @nnekamcguire . We live in a contradictory society that can celebrate a b… https://t.co/HlJvWxnjncAmanda Gorman, who captivated the US with her poem recited at President Biden's inauguration ceremony, shares her t… https://t.co/megdqkPRtB
Retweeted by Amanda GormanLet's talk about how thrilling it is to see poetry discussed on @ASAnews ! I've spent years asserting that poetry &… https://t.co/aAyoArONIuSelf-love is revolutionary. We cannot fight for others when we're fighting a war inside ourselves. Compassion is a… https://t.co/Uc9hOk68DV.@TheAmandaGorman brilliantly strikes at the heart of the historical legacies that shape current social inequalitie… https://t.co/3o7hWS1VTt
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2/14
2021
Only a few more days to enter @FirstPagesPrize ! Submit your first pages of a work of fiction of creative nonfictio… https://t.co/DpmJ4MsihD
2/13
2021
Shell plans to expand their fossil gas production by over 20%. But hey! Someone will end deforestation and create a… https://t.co/PClgbCzFYZ
Retweeted by Amanda GormanThank you so much @viet_t_nguyen . Couldn’t agree more with what you say: Public libraries and young poets indeed m… https://t.co/zPmxzLeLKC
2/12
2021
Thanks for changing it with me @Alyssa_Milano https://t.co/btOQT1ukhk
2/11
2021
Every school library needs a bit of @TheAmandaGorman! https://t.co/mri9dyZkrI
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2/10
2021
Wish I was that organized @kiperoo ! Mine is a mess of colored pens which symbolize different draft notes, with a s… https://t.co/AywEEkM1Hq
2/9
2021
WOW! She did it again. My constituent @TheAmandaGorman stole the show at the Inauguration of President Biden & VP H… https://t.co/70x66D6wTa
Retweeted by Amanda GormanFirst team with two women on their coaching staff to make it and win the Super Bowl Assistant Defensive Line Coach… https://t.co/uGj73b2bxg
Retweeted by Amanda GormanI may have already made the @TheAmandaGorman slide for tomorrow’s lesson plan to share her words and wisdom with my… https://t.co/cTgXCrRr0v
Retweeted by Amanda GormanI didn't even need to check this morning to see who won the superbowl--I know it was @TheAmandaGorman! #poetry
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2/8
2021
I'm so excited to see @TheAmandaGorman recite one of her poems at the #SuperBowl. I hope the national interest in p… https://t.co/bBpQtfWOex
Retweeted by Amanda GormanI also can’t reiterate how exciting it is for me that others are excited to see poetry at a football game. What a t… https://t.co/tu415Jhi1YPoetry at the Super Bowl is a feat for art & our country, because it means we’re thinking imaginatively about human… https://t.co/swewmTOQUjSo excited to root for VV woman leader @TheAmandaGorman as she makes history at the #SuperBowl. Showing the impact… https://t.co/4Ua7yePgoT
Retweeted by Amanda Gorman @TheAmandaGorman is going to be reciting a new poem during the Super Bowl pregame show. I’ve become a fan. My Prism… https://t.co/H6j1aBsyC8
Retweeted by Amanda GormanNot every Super Bowl kicks off with a poem. @TheAmandaGorman shares what it means to bring her poetry to the big ga… https://t.co/M2ouALYBVx
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2/7
2021
I was so excited to write a poem for the Super Bowl & even I’m not making plans to watch it with other people. Plea… https://t.co/U8T2KgTwQkIf you’re still wearing a mask, washing your hands, and staying away from people, please retweet because sometimes… https://t.co/e6MJ69Cnyn
Retweeted by Amanda GormanWhat a powerful image. @ladygaga @TheAmandaGorman @JLo @MichelleObama @DrBiden @KamalaHarris Artwork by Ana Har… https://t.co/0wYfRUf3Qz
Retweeted by Amanda GormanDon’t see women of colour represented around you? “You have the right to demand” their inclusion, says inaugural po… https://t.co/qyNbi2RIUt
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2/6
2021
The story behind TIME’s Amanda Gorman cover https://t.co/D4PaHD31NY
Retweeted by Amanda Gorman2021 is the year of @TheAmandaGorman. And we will all be better for it. https://t.co/8WQzUNRsZz
Retweeted by Amanda GormanIn honor of #BlackHistoryMonth I am framing copies of @TheAmandaGorman’s inauguration poem for my @HighlineSchoolshttps://t.co/3EH0fBiJ0W
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2/5
2021
“I’m so honored to be on the @TIME cover on the 'The Black Renaissance.' It’s truly humbling, because I don’t see m… https://t.co/jLOz89eT0P
Retweeted by Amanda Gorman.@TheAmandaGorman tells @MichelleObama: “I’m learning that I am not lightning that strikes once. I am the hurricane… https://t.co/aIKllDJmI9
Retweeted by Amanda GormanWhat an honor to be on @TIME 's new cover. From the interview: "In all the forms of expression of human life, we’re… https://t.co/sFjnqLted8Thank you so much! Lot's of love to my @CBSThisMorning family, who were early at the Amanda party :) https://t.co/vXTUfcVVjZWatch @TheAmandaGorman recite her inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb” https://t.co/YvJeOABPdH https://t.co/cpBsGy9kVh
Retweeted by Amanda GormanLike so many of you, I was moved as I watched @TheAmandaGorman read her poem at the inauguration. I first met her b… https://t.co/T717arc244
Retweeted by Amanda Gorman @SteveSoboroff @Oprah Oh my goodness I’m just now seeing this! I’d love to sometime thank you!This is 99 year old Althea. Her aide Cristy sent me this video of her responding to my inaugural poem that just war… https://t.co/Z9Em8DxY4DToday, I tweeted my support of @MichaelaCoel and I MAY DESTROY YOU. Soon thereafter, @tobymoses DM’d me, wondering… https://t.co/Lq7aMZRmoo
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2/4
2021
Thanks @EHolmes ! At the inauguration I truly wanted to continue the history of strong women in headbands. It was m… https://t.co/txUX3hNn4N
2/3
2021
@TeamPelosi Thank you so much for thinking of me @TeamPelosi !In celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth, we lift up Black Women leaders and thinkers like @TheAmandaGorman for the tra… https://t.co/TTUoaEnUHY
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2/2
2021
When they go low...We write✍🏿✍🏽✍️ https://t.co/ImnWwHwIo6 @ProfMSinha Thank you so much! @TheAmandaGorman Thank you Amanda for your beautiful poem that has inspired Americans and people all over the world… https://t.co/XYFcqIRgQ7
Retweeted by Amanda GormanWhenever I feel unable to write, I remember that Thomas Jefferson singled out young black poetess Phillis Wheatley… https://t.co/bXwCvH7warThank you so much for this thoughtful analysis @ProfMSinha . As a young black poetess newly in the spotlight, I alw… https://t.co/4DRRpQ1PF5Happy #BlackHistoryMonth some of you know I was really mad at reading @spectator’s take down of @TheAmandaGorman so… https://t.co/hfmaDCZE57
Retweeted by Amanda Gorman @mrstomlin_hms @StarSimpson2 This is amazing!This #BlackHistoryMonth , we’re proud to celebrate the Black women leaders leading the charge for change. From head… https://t.co/mBOV5NtdZ7
Retweeted by Amanda GormanThank you so much @DanMulhall , I love your rendition! https://t.co/Q34C8XX3Cu @TheAmandaGorman's 'Talking Gets Us There' poem on PBS kids gives us chills: https://t.co/eVBdgR00Z3
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2/1
2021
After Trump’s inauguration my sensitive but misguided nephew told a Latinx student that they would be deported. Aft… https://t.co/keJ7EadZEb
Retweeted by Amanda GormanEek--the gift edition of my inaugural poem will have a foreword by the incomparable @oprah ! I’ve gotten so many re… https://t.co/tb8qRJ7Zft
1/31
2021
Get vaccinated. Save lives. https://t.co/5ZNXerlmIJ
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1/30
2021
*tweet , not week. My hands were shaking 🙏🏿 https://t.co/TiEovatEMjThank you so much for this @claresera 💛💛💛🙏🏿 https://t.co/tQ5NS3FrWsThis legend’s second to last week was about me. I can’t stop crying. Thank you, thank you, thank you Cicely. You’ve… https://t.co/KuTiwCuW82Rest in power, Cicely Tyson. Thank you for your life, your love, your light 🙏🏿
1/29
2021
I also wanted to be the first to say that while it might seem like this opportunity must’ve came from my inaugurati… https://t.co/SXvCMu6tbV1/2 Humbled to be the first poet to perform at the Super Bowl! I'm so excited to place poetry at the forefront of t… https://t.co/bSbp21znDVTonight I’ll be reading in celebration of the new anthology African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song,… https://t.co/0OE8Gg639Z
Retweeted by Amanda GormanThanks so much queen @kerrywashington , I can't wait! https://t.co/Tn3dNji1hEThank you thank YOU the amazing @BerniceKing , the honor is all mine https://t.co/wWzW9OpEIT
1/28
2021
What a blast to be on @TheEllenShow yesterday! Thanks for having me and happy bday Ellen! 💛🎉 https://t.co/WjWanYdock
1/27
2021
Thank you so much for this @nytimes write-up on how to teach my work in the classroom. While she was with me in D.C… https://t.co/JuBb4m0300
1/26
2021
@myanaloglife1 I love, love, love when familiar words are used in surprising ways, and I think Gorman's rhythm and… https://t.co/lHLu1Zydia
Retweeted by Amanda GormanBut really though! I’ve been doing a literary device treasure hunt with my younger students for The Hill We Climb,… https://t.co/ANcsJwe89G
Retweeted by Amanda Gorman.@TheAmandaGorman's book sales soared after her incredible performance at the inauguration. So deserved 💐👏 https://t.co/46JROwIEbS
Retweeted by Amanda GormanUna de las cosas más difíciles en la vida de las niñas negras es crecer sin representación, sin referentes positivo… https://t.co/W8UW1gmcnG
Retweeted by Amanda GormanMe encanta 💛💛💛 https://t.co/gEXl5IQhDGThank you so much @CassRMorris for your incredibly thoughtful analysis of my rhetoric in The Hill We Climb! What a… https://t.co/MWgPmWyXUd
1/25
2021
New cartoon: Poet and American super hero, @TheAmandaGorman https://t.co/cDPXfk2O0K
Retweeted by Amanda GormanThank you so much for this gift @Lin_Manuel @RobinRoberts @GMA 💛 https://t.co/qtju62bJT2
1/23
2021
What can poetry do? Lift the spirits of a nation. What can a poet do? Shine a light in language that maps a path forward.
Retweeted by Amanda GormanYou asked for it, so I'm delivering! You can now buy a special edition of my inaugural poem! I hope you cherish thi… https://t.co/Tw7sQWrwyj.@TheAmandaGorman captivated the nation with her poem “The Hill We Climb.” The 22-year-old talks to @LesterHoltNBChttps://t.co/FhQWeOoVIt
Retweeted by Amanda GormanWhat a day. What a life. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you ✨ @ United States Capitol https://t.co/LIUq8puU7xThis @reddit photoshop battle of me is making me laugh so hard 😂https://t.co/OtFdFUdeVCYouth poet laureate @TheAmandaGorman left CNN‘s Anderson Cooper speechless during their post-inauguration interview… https://t.co/4N63tiGmQ2
Retweeted by Amanda GormanPoet Amanda Gorman tells CNN's @AndersonCooper that the Capitol riot inspired her to write a "message of hope, inge… https://t.co/g98p9dxhQM
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1/22
2021

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