Thursday, May 19, 2022

13 Amanda Gorman Tweets That Will Inspire You

As the world met the first National Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, at the inauguration, we were awed by some of the tweets which were inspiring, informative  and down right educational. At 22 years old, Gorman is the youngest poet to ever address an inauguration. Gorman’s contribution was the excellence we needed. Here are some tweets to help you to remember this moment in time. 

1. Feeling inspired…

2. She overcame a speech impediment

3. Smashed it!

4. If only we’re brave enough…

5. This woman is inspiring…

6. …Isn’t always justice

7. Wonderful…

8. Just divine!

9. Calling on the spirit of Maya

10. Just beautiful…

11. Spoke these words to my soul.

12. Captivated the country…

13. An inspired poem

And, here’s how we can support Amanda…

Amanda’s inaugural poem is available for pre-order right now.


A special edition of the poem “The Hill We Climb,” read at the inauguration of the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, on January 20, 2021

On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet, at age twenty-two, to deliver a poetry reading at a presidential inauguration. Her inaugural poem, “The Hill We Climb,” is now available to cherish in this special edition.

 Amanda Gorman is the inaugural Youth Poet Laureate of the United States. She is a committed activist who works on the local, national, and international levels to support girls’ education and empowerment. Amanda’s activism and poetry have been featured on the Today Show, PBS Kids, and CBS This Morning, and in The New York Times, Vogue, Essence, and O, The Oprah Magazine. She is also the author of the forthcoming picture book Change Sings illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long. After graduating from Harvard University, she now lives in Los Angeles. Please visit

Featured photo / illustration of Amanda Gorman courtesy Nevtune0 Instagram

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