Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Maya Angelou Poems

1. Phenomenal Woman 1/3/2003
2. Still I Rise 1/3/2003
3. Caged Bird 1/3/2003
4. Alone 1/3/2003
5. Touched by an Angel 1/3/2003
6. Woman Work 1/3/2003
7. Men 1/3/2003
8. A Conceit 1/3/2003
9. The Lesson 1/3/2003
10. Passing Time 1/3/2003
11. Million Man March Poem 1/3/2003
12. They Went Home 6/18/2005
13. Insomniac 1/3/2003
14. Refusal 1/3/2003
15. When You Come 1/3/2003
16. The Detached 6/18/2005
17. Remembrance 1/3/2003
18. Weekend Glory 1/3/2003
19. Momma Welfare Roll 1/3/2003
20. The Rock Cries Out to Us Today 1/3/2003

The Detached

We die,
Welcoming Bluebeards to our darkening closets,
Stranglers to our outstretched necks,
Stranglers, who neither care nor
care to know that
DEATH IS INTERNAL.

We pray,
Savoring sweet the teethed lies,

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