Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Maya Angelou Poems

1. Woman Work 1/3/2003
2. When You Come 1/3/2003
3. Weekend Glory 1/3/2003
4. We Had Him 1/13/2014
5. Touched By An Angel 1/3/2003
6. They Went Home 6/18/2005
7. These Yet To Be United States 1/17/2015
8. The Rock Cries Out To Us Today 1/3/2003
9. The Mothering Blackness 1/23/2012
10. The Lesson 1/3/2003
11. The Health-Food Diner 12/16/2014
12. The Detached 6/18/2005
13. Still I Rise 1/3/2003
14. Remembrance 1/3/2003
15. Refusal 1/3/2003
16. Phenomenal Woman 1/3/2003
17. Passing Time 1/3/2003
18. On The Pulse Of Morning 1/23/2012
19. Old Folks Laugh 2/10/2015
20. Momma Welfare Roll 1/3/2003
21. Million Man March Poem 1/3/2003
22. Men 1/3/2003
23. Kin 1/23/2012
24. Insomniac 1/3/2003
25. Human Family 12/4/2014
26. Equality 1/3/2015
27. California Prodigal 1/23/2012
28. Caged Bird 1/3/2003
29. Awaking In New York 1/23/2012
30. Alone 1/3/2003
31. A Plagued Journey 1/23/2012
32. A Conceit 1/3/2003
33. A Brave And Startling Truth 1/23/2012
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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