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Amanda Gorman’s Super Bowl poem ‘Chorus of the Captains’: Read in full

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Amanda Gorman kicked off Super Bowl 55 in model, praising the honorary crew captains and frontline COVID-19 heroes in her authentic poem, “Chorus of the Captains.”

The 22-year-old Youth Poet Laureate Gorman, who captivated the world at President Joe Biden’s inauguration final month along with her poem “The Hill We Climb,” directed her gaze Sunday to well being care staff and native heroes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Today we honor our three captains for their actions and impact in a time of uncertainty and need. They’ve taken the lead, exceeding all expectations and limitations, uplifting their communities and neighbors, as leaders, healers and educators,” mentioned Gorman.

She spoke about James Martin, a Pittsburgh Marine who arrange live-streams for Aliquippa High School athletics so dad and mom and mates may watch sporting occasions throughout the pandemic. 

“James has felt the wounds of warfare, but this warrior still shares his home with at-risk kids. During COVID he has even lent a hand, live-streaming football for family and fans,” she learn.

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Los Angeles-based educator Trimaine Davis was additionally praised in the poem.

“Trimaine is an educator who works nonstop, providing his community with hot spots, laptops and tech workshops so his students have all the tools they need to succeed in life and in schools,” Gorman mentioned.

Florida-based ICU nurse Suzie Dorner was honored for overcoming tragedy.

“Suzie is the ICU nurse manager at a Tampa hospital. Her chronicles prove that even in tragedy, hope is possible. She lost her grandmothers to the pandemic and fights to save other lives in the ICU battle zone, defining the frontline heroes risking their lives for our own.

“Let us stroll with these warriors, cost on with these champions. And carry forth the name of our captains! We have fun them by appearing with braveness and compassion by doing what is correct and simply,” Gorman mentioned.

“For, while we honor them today, it is they, who every day, honor us.”

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Gorman, 22, had been in talks with the NFL to read her poem to kick off the Super Bowl even before she shot to superstar status after reciting her poem at Biden’s inauguration.

Gorman has appeared on late-night and daytime TV, signed with IMG Models, landed on the cover of Time magazine and has seen her three books become top sellers. 

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“Today we honor our three captains for his or her actions and affect in a time of uncertainty and want. They’ve taken the lead, exceeding all expectations and limitations, uplifting their communities and neighbors, as leaders, healers and educators.

“James has felt the wounds of warfare, but this warrior still shares his home with at-risk kids. During COVID he has even lent a hand, live-streaming football for family and fans.

“Trimaine is an educator who works nonstop, offering his group with scorching spots, laptops and tech workshops so his college students have all the instruments they should succeed in life and in colleges.

“Suzie is the ICU nurse manager at a Tampa hospital. Her chronicles prove that even in tragedy, hope is possible. She lost her grandmothers to the pandemic and fights to save other lives in the ICU battle zone, defining the frontline heroes risking their lives for our own.

“Let us stroll with these warriors, cost on with these champions. And carry forth the name of our captains! We have fun them by appearing with braveness and compassion by doing what is correct and simply.

“For, while we honor them today, it is they, who every day, honor us.”

Celebrities have excessive reward for Amanda Gorman

The poem drew exultant reward on social media. “We adore you @TheAmandaGorman,” tweeted Kerry Washington.

“The future is @TheAmandaGorman and it couldn’t be brighter,” wrote Josh Gad on Twitter.

Holly Robinson Peete wrote merely, “Beautiful.”

“@TheAmandaGorman, THANK YOU for your light,” wrote Debra Messing.

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