Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Poems of Maya Angelou

21. The Detached 6/18/2005
22. The Health-Food Diner 12/16/2014
23. The Lesson 1/3/2003
24. The Mothering Blackness 1/23/2012
25. The Rock Cries Out to Us Today 1/3/2003
26. These Yet To Be United States -new- 1/17/2015
27. They Went Home 6/18/2005
28. Touched by an Angel 1/3/2003
29. We Had Him 1/13/2014
30. Weekend Glory 1/3/2003
31. When You Come 1/3/2003
32. Woman Work 1/3/2003

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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