lee fernandez

Rookie (09/10/1983 / South Africa)

Phenomenal Woman: Dr Angelou(I Love Her!) - Poem by lee fernandez

PHENOMENAL WOMAN
by Maya Angelou Pretty women wonder where my secret lies
I'm not cute or built to suit a model's fashion 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 steps
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 teeth
The swing of my waist
And the joy in my feet.
I'm a woman
Phenomenally
Phenomenal woman
That's me. Men themselves have wondered
What they see in me
They try so much
But they can't touch
My inner mystery.
When I try to show them
They say they still can't see.
I say
It's in the arch of my back
The sun of my smile
The ride of my breasts
The grace of my style.
I'm a woman
Phenomenally
Phenomenal woman
That's me.
Now you understand
Just why my head's not bowed
I don't shout or jump about
Or have to talk real loud
When you see me passing
It ought to make you proud.
I say
It's in the click of my heels
The bend of my hair
The palm of my hand
The need for my care.
'Cause I'm a woman
Phenomenally
Phenomenal woman
That's me.


Comments about Phenomenal Woman: Dr Angelou(I Love Her!) by lee fernandez

  • Rookie Ana Monnar (9/4/2007 3:41:00 PM)

    Lee, thanks for posting this poem. All of yours shine as well with a 10++++++++. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Ana Monnar (9/1/2007 6:57:00 PM)

    Wow! You are one talented writer. A 10+...................: -)) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 24, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 31, 2011


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