Poetry has the power to evoke emotions and build relationships. It can provide solace, strength, and joy. When read or shared, poetry creates a sense of community.
To help students discover the role of poetry in their lives and to inspire them to write and perform their own words in the service of positive change, award-winning writer and inaugural poet Amanda Gorman shares her thoughts, recommendations, and resources to help educators make both performance and written poetry more accessible to all.
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