Call Us What We Carry


At the presidential inauguration, 23-year-old poet Amanda Gorman captured the nation with her poem “The Hill We Climb,” speaking towards hope and resilience at times of great divide. Her full-length collection, Call Us What We Carry, expands upon those themes — and expands nto the feelings of loss and isolation within our current moment — in beautiful, timeless, and striking poetry. Gift it, borrow it, read it, cry over it, read it again. - Evelyn Maguire