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(4 April 1928)

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

The free bird leaps
on the back of the wind
and floats downstream
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  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (9/30/2013 11:06:00 AM)

    They caged his body, clipped his wings
    But could not restrain his dreamy flings
    That a free mind with a free voice rings
    No prison can hold such wonderful things

  • Mohammed Abdalla (9/24/2013 11:18:00 PM)

    so marvelously penned

  • Adriana Lopez (9/23/2013 10:59:00 AM)

    I've jst joined this site and hands down maya is at this point my favorite poet, her poems are so profound and jst amazing

  • Lupe Hey (9/22/2013 5:54:00 PM)

    i loved it what a great poem.

  • Tejaswani Gaur (9/22/2013 8:39:00 AM)

    what a talent to observe pain of aflightless caged bird

  • Sudama Panigrahi (9/21/2013 7:59:00 AM)

    Fabulous indeed. Love the image of fetters and freedom.

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  • Bernard Kennedy (9/18/2013 1:45:00 PM)

    really nice, lyrical as beat of life and love.

  • Geetha Jayakumar (9/18/2013 9:50:00 AM)

    Wow. Fantastic poem. I love this poem..

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