Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Comments about Maya Angelou

  • Rookie Jerry Gorski (1/13/2012 9:20:00 PM)

    I agree with Maya Angelou that the current inscription on the MLK memorial makes King sound like an arrogant twit. However, I think the solution is EASY. Fill in the first two words (I WAS) so that the fix reads: A DRUM MAJOR FOR JUSTICE, PEACE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS. It seems to me that filling in those two words would be an inexpensive and proper fix. Further, even if someone who carefully looked at the fix could barely make out the old “I WAS” it would be a point of conversation and history and a further tribute to a brilliant hero. Happy MLK weekend! - Jerry Gorski

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  • Rookie Tobey Kanzler (1/9/2012 9:39:00 AM)

    she is a very inspiring person to a lot of people

  • Rookie Tobey Kanzler (1/9/2012 9:36:00 AM)

    She is a very inspiring person to a lot of people

  • Rookie - 0 Points Abigaba Arthur (1/3/2012 3:32:00 AM)

    I like her and her poems to the last bit!

  • Silver Star - 3,663 Points Wahab Abdul (12/18/2011 12:09:00 PM)

    I like her poem and i also write like her

  • Rookie Jimmie Jhons (12/12/2011 5:14:00 PM)

    I Dont LiKE MAYA ANGELOU AT ALL! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! if you do like her you dont know what your talking about

  • Rookie Gina P. (12/4/2011 11:00:00 AM)

    That is so beautifully said. I agree with you a 100%..

  • Rookie Madeliene Fitzpatrick (11/12/2011 4:55:00 PM)

    If anyone does not like Maya I'm going to shoot them. Checkout my page!

  • Rookie Madeliene Fitzpatrick (11/12/2011 4:52:00 PM)

    You rock. That is all I have to say.

  • Rookie - 56 Points Oyehan Opeyemi Akinkunmi (10/28/2011 6:00:00 PM)

    Ma, I'm in love with your poems as in love with you. Your poems are inspirational, sure and natural.
    Wouldn't mind he you could check my poems and leave comments on each. Thanks ma

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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Million Man March Poem

The night has been long,
The wound has been deep,
The pit has been dark,
And the walls have been steep.

Under a dead blue sky on a distant beach,
I was dragged by my braids just beyond your reach.
Your hands were tied, your mouth was bound,
You couldn't even call out my name.

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