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Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Poems of Maya Angelou

1. A Brave and Startling Truth 1/23/2012
2. A Conceit 1/3/2003
3. A Plagued Journey 1/23/2012
4. Alone 1/3/2003
5. Awaking in New York 1/23/2012
6. California Prodigal 1/23/2012
7. Human Family 12/4/2014
8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings 1/3/2003
9. Insomniac 1/3/2003
10. Kin 1/23/2012
11. Men 1/3/2003
12. Million Man March Poem 1/3/2003
13. Momma Welfare Roll 1/3/2003
14. On the Pulse of Morning 1/23/2012
15. Passing Time 1/3/2003
16. Phenomenal Woman 1/3/2003
17. Refusal 1/3/2003
18. Remembrance 1/3/2003
19. Still I Rise 1/3/2003
20. The Detached 6/18/2005

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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