“Like a vine sprung overnight, we were reaching & wretched upon this mortal soil & even so we are undiminished. If just for this newborn day, let us take back our lives.”
This book of poetry explores the collective grief of the global pandemic. Presidential inaugural poet, Amanda Gorman talks about how being unable to be with friends and family during the pandemic caused grief for all of us. The normal everyday things we did, and were unable to do during the pandemic, show just how much we need the human connection in our lives.