Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Maya Angelou Poems

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. Caged Bird 1/3/2003
7. California Prodigal 1/23/2012
8. Equality 1/3/2015
9. Human Family 12/4/2014
10. Insomniac 1/3/2003
11. Kin 1/23/2012
12. Life Doesn't Frighten Me 8/6/2015
13. Men 1/3/2003
14. Million Man March Poem 1/3/2003
15. Momma Welfare Roll 1/3/2003
16. Old Folks Laugh 2/10/2015
17. On Aging 5/14/2015
18. On The Pulse Of Morning 1/3/2003
19. Our Grandmothers 7/14/2015
20. Passing Time 1/3/2003
21. Phenomenal Woman 1/3/2003
22. Refusal 1/3/2003
23. Remembrance 1/3/2003
24. Still I Rise 1/3/2003
25. The Detached 6/18/2005
26. The Health-Food Diner 12/16/2014
27. The Lesson 1/3/2003
28. The Mothering Blackness 1/23/2012
29. The Rock Cries Out to Us Today -new- 2/8/2016
30. These Yet To Be United States 1/17/2015
31. They Went Home 6/18/2005
32. Touched By An Angel 1/3/2003
33. We Had Him 1/13/2014
34. Weekend Glory 1/3/2003
35. When I Think About Myself 9/15/2015
36. When You Come 1/3/2003
37. Woman Work 1/3/2003
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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