Poet Amanda Gorman reads 'The Hill We Climb'

Birt 20 jan 2021
The nation's first Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman recites "The Hill We Climb."
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  • I find this sort of "poetry" pompous and self important. I hate the spoken word/slam poetry intonations. This is not good poetry and you all know it, you are just virtue signaling by acting like it is good. I hate our society.

  • This isn't a poem; it's an essay.

  • Hey what’s your teacher that sent you this. Mine is ms.mentry

  • POV: Your creative writing teacher said that watch this video because you got a quiz on this 😖🥱

  • A White Dutchman was forced to cease translation of her poem...because of his skin color. The BEST/WORST (depends on your point of view) racists I have ever seen or heard, are Democrats in the United States. Black Democrats are equally as racist as White Democrats. Those 2 groups of people are the MOST racist people among mankind. White Democrats vote for Democrats because they know their policies harm minorities, & Black Democrats vote for Democrats because they think they can gain enough power to harm White People. Most Democrats will go their whole lives & have not the slightest inclination that they are the epitome of RACISM. Everything mankind has been fighting against ever since the written word, exists within Democrats ideologies, & beliefs.

  • 1.99% watch this because they want to see it 9.99% came here because of their English Teacher

  • Go Head Israelite Baby: That's why your set apart: she broke down the history of this country elegantly without saying how destructive but how great it is and at the same time explained love & modern integration is possible at some point supposedly as to now vs then: Hope & initiative but the truth is this: she's very talented. Go Head Israelite Baby. He that have an Ear to Hear, Let him Hear.

  • wait a second everyone else is also here for school?

  • this is a good poem but my ( ig our teachers) teacher making this an assignment is a no no😀

  • Fast forward to a month later, "uproar" that a white woman DARE translate her beautious poetry into Dutch. How inappropriate to have a whitey, it's like symbolizing white supremacyyy.

  • Love her

  • Is she also translating it into sign language?

  • Golden Globe? Good...but not enough!😐

  • I knew it would be bad, but this bad I did not expect

  • I sent myself lol. What a poised beautiful young woman! I’m proud. 💜

  • Good speech. Not a poem though. Does anyone agree?

  • POV: all these comments say something close to “POV: U have a writing Assignment about this”

  • I got here because I heard Amanda do it live at Joe and Kamala 's Inaugurations. Excellence all around. -Dave@Woodpile 58N 16E

  • my teacher tell me to do what do u felt what you will do this me I felt nothing and I will do noting bc I watching Kpop and Kpop is better than this sorry

  • I love this poet!

  • LMAOAO i like this comment section. except for the people bullying the one english teacher that commented BAHAHAH

  • FALSE HOPE! All those Luciferians know that i understood the agenda! This wicked world is coming to AN END! What you call good is COMING TO AN END ... PERIOD! 2Thesselonians, THE MYSTERY OF INIQUITY. POEM FOR THE ANTI CHRIST ORDER! NOT THE KINGDOM OF GOD!

  • Who's here from 9b flg Bamberg lol

  • Hello classmates

  • came for the schoolwork stayed for the schoolwork. Poem was good tho ngl

  • Impressive. This is American energy on its way to the Great Republic. The Shining City on the Hill. But first some healing must be done. Begin with the JFK murder. See what it was. A coup d'etat to reach an imperial state. See what has happened and make the turn.

  • Lol all the comments are talking about how their english teachers sent them here I mean my english teacher sent me here too

  • pov: you have to write an essay on this but are distracted by the comments

  • It very interesting that this is a Spanish participation assignment for me

  • 0:17 when the poem starts

  • POV: your teacher assigned this to you.

  • She speaks well, but it's not poetry. Although for "New BLM America" it's really the top of the hill

    • yeah it's more of a summary speech then poetry

  • POV: ur English teacher sent you here

  • POV: You're watching this for a school English assignment.

  • my teacher sent me here and im canadian bro

  • I got sent here by an SEL teacher

  • Fr tho, are they all teaming up against us?

  • Pov: all you see is pov

  • POV: Ur looking through the comments for things to help u write ur essay

  • forever a historical moment

  • Hi set 2?:)

  • hi education village

  • Imagine bein sent here from school. I came in my own time😎

  • POV: when u realize that ur not the only 1 who got send here by ur english teacher

  • pov: you have to do this for school

  • period

  • yay school assignment

  • Egg

  • Egg

  • jesus. 1.6 mil like from just English assignments

  • The way she talks is just annoying

  • I came here because I wanted to, not because of my english teacher.

  • See if I wasn't forced to watch it by the school board against my own free will, I might actually enjoy it

  • POV: Looking for answers to the question your teacher asked you for your school assignment. The Guidance you are looking for: Talk about her being a girl raised by a single mother descended by slaves who wants to be president.

  • You should talk to Candace Owens and have your brain reformatted.

  • Grüße an die Deutschen Schüler die das für Englisch machen müssen

  • Everyone is saying they're from their English teachers I'm just here coz its a great poem

  • Wow! First, Serena Williams best in tennis; Simone Biles best in gymnastics; and now Amanda Gorman best in poetry! Who's next? They put a smile on every face who watch them.

  • So who got the answers?

  • i expect an apology for making a poem so good that every single teacher in American is currently shoving it down our collective throats

    • Not just America

    • I mean I do t even live in America but our teacher is doin the same lmao I'm from Ireland btw

    • 😆lol

  • Cringe AF Didn't even bother with cadence, syllable count per line, or even a basic rhyme scheme Just straight prose

  • Perfect Amanda

  • someone should help me with this assignment lol

  • Garbage poem! Trash lady!

  • 2:31 There he is.

  • I'm not even American and yet I was still sent here by my teacher.

    • ​@Communismisgreat Well English originated from England but you can't say it's not American, it's used by Americans and it's called American English. Also Gorman did this poem in American English. That's what this comment is based on. And you've got to face that two thirds of all English speakers speak American English, so it's kind of the face of many peoples' imaginations of "English"

    • Why does everything in English have to be about USA English isn’t even American to begin with it is British

    • same lol

    • lmao

  • so, we all got this by our english teachers?

  • 1:15

  • Shoutout to my classmates!

  • The libs cheated and won!

  • Beautiful

  • I was sent here by my school librarian but I'm glad I stayed

  • Stop looking at this comment. You have an essay to write.

    • @Communismisgreat COmmunism is great, you've killed over 90 million people with your "communism"

    • No I don’t think I will

    • Dont write your essay, school is abd and is the things democrats use to KILL bABIES!

  • who else here for a school assignment.And dad made them watch this

  • You go girl!

  • For 심슨. 0:17 1:14 2:01 3:12

  • Typical oppressed racial rhetoric. She also did not say anything poetic and she stole from Maya with her 'rise" stanzas. So cliche. Most people just eat this stuff up. I had to mute her just to shut her up and read the comments in peace.

  • Ugh she looks so gorgeous

  • All y’all here for an English assignment, anyone here for an art assignment??

  • POV: The English teacher sent us here again

  • My English teacher teaches me more and black history than my history teacher (who just so happens to be a big trump supporter.) Really says something huh?

  • Joe 1.🇺🇸💙👫hi

  • Anybody know the 9 literary references used in this poem? I got until tomorrow. Asking for a friend.

  • Men

  • 🖤🖤🖤🖤

  • nobody: teachers: let's make this homework like if you agree

  • I feel like I traveled in time. Back. A bit more than thirty years. Back to the time communists ran my county and "actresses" recited poems exactly like this one.

    • @SoftNut America wasn't, the country I live in was.

    • Yes cause America was under communist regime in the 80's lol

  • My English teacher told me to follow the sheep...

  • 🤭🤭🙌🏾she did so good‼️😍

  • "Democracy may be delayed but never denied". What a great poet you are!

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  • I'm watching this for a school assignment

  • 1861...and 100 years to 1961; and here I am; a Republican; a Lincoln Republican; marking the decades 71..81..91..01..11..21 and that is our speach.. that is our American

  • Hoping all in her generation embodies her intellect and passion so that humanity can move toward a better future. Amazing!

  • Mates, it isn't the "same-minded" English teachers, it's part of the establishment's curriculum.

  • if u spacecat this email me

  • Neoliberals hire these black faces spouting platitudes instead of getting the lead out of our drinking water. I look at this woman with the same disgust I have for a Candace Owens. Two sides of a flawed coin. Your not going to hear any mention of labor unions in this poet’s work. Just another sellout cashing in.

  • 4:52 is she rapping? :o

  • pov youre hear from your middle school ela for something called a mind map thats due in 3 hours

  • I got send here by my teacher