Amanda Gorman

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Inauguration Poet Amanda Gorman's books become Amazon bestsellers
National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman reads her work, "An American Lyric," at the inaugural reading of Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, September 13, 2017.
National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman reads her work, "An American Lyric," at the inaugural reading of Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, September 13, 2017. Credit: Shawn Miller, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Amanda Gorman's books became bestsellers on Amazon after she delivered her poem at President Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.

"I AM ON THE FLOOR MY BOOKS ARE #1 & #2 ON AMAZON AFTER 1 DAY! Thank you so much to everyone for supporting me and my words. As Yeats put it: "For words alone are certain good: Sing, then"," Gorman wrote on Twitter.