The Inaugural Poem " On the Pulse of Morning " by Maya Angelou, 1993. Soft cover. Book Condition: As New. Stated 1st Edition. 16mo. Unpaginated. Random House, N.Y. Original gilt stamped stiff maroon French-style wrappers. Poem read by Maya Angelou at the Inauguration of William Jefferson Clinton on January 20, 1993. The book is set in Bembo type.