Amanda Gorman recited her poem “The Hill We Climb” to the world as the 2021 Inaugural Poet, but she was a shining star long before that captivating performance.  In December 2018, she presented her original “Earthrise” four-minute poem as part of a Climate Reality Project “24 Hours of Reality” campaign. Her reading of that poem from December 2018 has attracted more than 331,700 YouTube views as of February 9, 2021. Watch “Earthrise” by Amanda Gorman below.