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

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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