Amanda gorman, American poet, moved in the preview of the meeting of the Super bowl LV between Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs. The 22-year-old opened the 55th edition of the sports mega event football player with an original poem in tribute to essential personnel in the coronavirus pandemic. Gorman became the first poet to participate in the NFL final.
The young poet who wowed Joe Biden’s inauguration, Amanda Gorman, inaugurated the world’s sporting event of the day: the Super Bowl. Gorman was the first poet to participate in this massive event, the one with the largest audience in the United States with around 100 million viewers. In this case and due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa (Florida) had the presence of 22 thousand people (it has 66 thousand places).
In the most anticipated game of the sports day, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are beating the Kansas City Chiefs by 31-9 with 4 minutes remaining in the game. The long day began around 8:30 p.m. in Argentina and was inaugurated by the poet Amanda Gorman, who recited her poem ‘Chorus of the Captains’ (Captains’ Choir).
The opening poem was in tribute to three people who were declared honorary captains in the Super Bowl drawing: an educator, an intensive care nurse and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. It was broadcast in a video on the giant screens of the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, with a presence of approximately 22,000 people. As reported AFP.
“They have taken the initiative / Exceeding all expectations and limitations / Elevating their communities and neighbors / As leaders, healers and educators,” was what the 22-year-old said in her poem. Gorman rose to popularity, becoming a national figure in the United States after presenting his work ‘The Hill We Climb’ at Biden’s inauguration in January, a poem inspired by the previous attack on the Capitol. “Poetry at the Super Bowl is a milestone for art and our country, because it means that we are thinking imaginatively about human connection even when we feel isolated,” Amanda wrote on her Twitter social network.
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