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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20:  Poet Amanda Gorman recites a poem during the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 in Washington, D.C. During today"u2019s inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th President of the United States and Kamala Harris becomes the Vice President. (Gabrielle Lurie / The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images)

Inauguration Poet Amanda Gorman Explains Her Mantra Before Every Performance

The 22-year-old is now a household name.

First Black Poet Laureate in Kentucky Is Selected

Walker is also the state's youngest poet laureate.

Natasha Trethewey Named 19th U.S. Poet Laureate

Trethewey won a Pulitzer for book of poems, "Native Guard."