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Inauguration Poem

 Julia, one of my middle school students, wrote this for Biden's inauguration and said I could share. Amanda Gorman (pictured) was her inspiration.

 (Poem shared with permission)


I was watching

the inauguration on two screens

the one on my TV screen

and the one on my school screen

that's how popular it was.

It felt like someone put stuff Trump said/did

in one book

then someone ripped those pages out

and put the good stuff Biden has done so far

It felt like a new door was opening

to a great new era

now there will be a first Black woman vice president

The outfits and coats that people were wearing

were so beautiful

I really liked Dr. Jill Biden's coat

It had all the 50 states on it.

Natalie Biden's coat was custom made.

On Biden's first day, he didn't waste time

It was as if he had to bring the whole country out of the cold

So they could get warmer faster

by Julia R.



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