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Margaret Daramola is the newly assigned Poet Laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia. With this role, she will perform at official events and promote the art of poetry in the commonwealth and beyond for the next two years.

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As the Poet Laureate of Virginia, Margaret Daramola serves as a cultural ambassador. Her role not only involves crafting verses that capture the essence of the Commonwealth but also inspiring the next generation of poets and writers. From a young age, she displayed a talent for languages, becoming a fluent polyglot. This linguistic prowess not only allowed her to bridge cultural gaps but also shaped her poetry, infusing her words with a richness that transcends borders. She has earned recognition as an award-winning poet and a researcher.
Her notable work, A Pathway Through Survival, explores themes of resilience, hope and forgiveness. Her words resonate with authenticity, inspiring listeners to explore the depths of their own emotions and experiences. Margaret Daramola holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in History from Hampton University. Currently, she is an MTS candidate and presidential scholar at Harvard Divinity School. 

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