Category: Poetry

5 Tweets that Sum Up How Amazing Amanda Gorman’s Poem Was

On January 20th, 2021, former vice president Joseph R. Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States, but it was 22-year-old Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman who stole the show with her poem "The Hill We Climb" and its message of renewed hope. Here are some tweets that perfectly summarize the impact it clearly had on those viewing.

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Happy Birthday, Lord Byron: 10 Things We Didn’t Know About This Icon

Lord George Byron was born January 22, 1788, in London, England, and died April 19, 1824, in Missolonghi, Greece. He is known as one of the best British Romantic poets and satirists of all time, penning works such as Hours of Idleness (1807), Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (1812-1818), The Giaour (1813), The Bride of Abydos (1813), Lara (1814), The Corsair (1814), Don Juan (1818, but unfinished), and more. Even though he is known as a Romantic poet, he actually wrote a lot in reference to his own experiences, (even if they were a little promiscuous and full of heartbreak, affairs, and seduction), and was dubbed a freethinking “bad boy.”

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