Amelia Gorman, BA in Culture, Politics and Society
"I wrote this poem after the January 6th Capitol riot. I was completely overwhelmed and upset about what had happened. It felt like the culmination of a terrible year, but it taught me how to hang on to those things that make me brave, even when the world feels like it is ending."
WATCHING THE NEWS ALL DAY
if I had to explain this to you
I don’t know if I could.
I didn’t know I was being brave.