"The coordinator wastes no time telling me the school no longer wants my father’s name gracing its library. I am mute."
“Poetry is a way of to remember our relationship with the natural world is reciprocal. It's having a place to breathe and having a place to pay attention.”
The NFL said the 22-year-old, a star on Inauguration Day, will read her poem before kickoff at the Feb. 7 game.
"Um, wow, you're awesome," the CNN host managed after the poet recited her mantra.
"We will not march back to what was, but move to what shall be. A country that is bruised but whole, benevolent but bold, fierce and free."
The Oklahoma native is revered for her writings on "tradition and loss, reckoning and myth-making," as well as for her music, the Library of Congress said.
You can help "Half-Mexican" poet Juan Felipe Herrera write about migrants, peace and language.