Treasure Island

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. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings 1/3/2003
8. Insomniac 1/3/2003
9. Kin 1/23/2012
10. Men 1/3/2003
11. Million Man March Poem 1/3/2003
12. Momma Welfare Roll 1/3/2003
13. On the Pulse of Morning 1/23/2012
14. Passing Time 1/3/2003
15. Phenomenal Woman 1/3/2003
16. Refusal 1/3/2003
17. Remembrance 1/3/2003
18. Still I Rise 1/3/2003
19. The Detached 6/18/2005
20. The Lesson 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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