Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Comments about Maya Angelou

  • Rookie - 34 Points Nicola Beckett (4/5/2015 2:13:00 PM)

    love this

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  • Rookie monika pati (4/5/2015 12:48:00 PM)

    Phenomenal poem

  • Rookie - 198 Points Lakshmi S Bose (3/26/2015 4:38:00 AM)

    nice quote... amazing

  • Rookie - 214 Points p.a. noushad (3/23/2015 2:25:00 AM)

    hello Maya, your verses inspire me.

  • Rookie - 214 Points p.a. noushad (3/18/2015 8:44:00 PM)

    maya angelou, some of your poems touch me deeply.

  • Freshman - 617 Points Bhat Naieem (3/18/2015 3:04:00 PM)

    Awesome

  • Rookie - 0 Points Snehith Challa (3/15/2015 1:06:00 PM)

    Wonderful

  • Rookie - 0 Points Snehith Challa (3/15/2015 1:06:00 PM)

    Wonderful !!

  • Gold Star - 10,920 Points Edgar Stevens (3/7/2015 8:15:00 AM)

    She is a great poet for sure.

  • Rookie - 2 Points Aysegul Avcu (2/25/2015 9:50:00 AM)

    Exellent

Best Poem of Maya Angelou

Phenomenal Woman

Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
But when I start to tell them,
They think I'm telling lies.
I say,
It's in the reach of my arms
The span of my hips,
The stride of my step,
The curl of my lips.
I'm a woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.

I walk into a room
Just as cool as you please,
And to a man,
The fellows stand or
Fall down on their knees.
Then they swarm around me,
A hive of honey bees.
I say,
It's the fire in my eyes,
And the flash of my ...

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They Went Home

They went home and told their wives,
that never once in all their lives,
had they known a girl like me,
But... They went home.

They said my house was licking clean,
no word I spoke was ever mean,
I had an air of mystery,
But... They went home.

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