American Lyricist: Amanda S.C. Gorman ’20



I must bestow it like a wick and the poet so we can grow lips winking with it's stories to rewrite the story of a Texas see depleted but not to defeat in a history written that need not be repeated a nation proposed but not completed those are poem in this place a poem in America of poets and every American who rewrites this nation who tell us a story worthy of being told on this window of a to breathe hope it's a house test of time a poet and every American you see that I poem doesn't mean there's a place for this poem dwells it is here it is now the yellow song of dongs Bell will be fight an American lyric we are just beginning to town [Applause] you

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