It’s Okay If You Didn’t Love Amanda Gorman’s Inaugural Poem

Art is subjective, and no work of art deserves universal praise

Jay Sizemore
Jan 22 · 8 min read
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Provocative truth teller, author of 14 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.

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Provocative truth teller, author of 14 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.

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Together We Grow in Poetry

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