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. Clothes 7/6/2015
9. Equality 1/3/2015
10. Human Family 12/4/2014
11. Insomniac 1/3/2003
12. Kin 1/23/2012
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. These Yet To Be United States 1/17/2015
30. They Went Home 6/18/2005
31. Touched By An Angel 1/3/2003
32. We Had Him 1/13/2014
33. Weekend Glory 1/3/2003
34. When You Come 1/3/2003
35. 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 ...

Read the full of Phenomenal Woman

Touched By An Angel

We, unaccustomed to courage
exiles from delight
live coiled in shells of loneliness
until love leaves its high holy temple
and comes into our sight
to liberate us into life.

Love arrives
and in its train come ecstasies

[Hata Bildir]