Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Phenomenal Woman - Poem by Maya Angelou

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,
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Topic(s) of this poem: beautiful


Comments about Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

  • Ufuoma Komiti (4/25/2016 12:55:00 PM)

    Very outstanding. Very natural. (Report) Reply

    3 person liked.
    2 person did not like.
  • Ejay 1806 (4/22/2016 11:22:00 PM)

    Take a bow Maya Angelou. Brilliant craftsmanship. (Report) Reply

  • Akshaya Kumar Das Akshaya Kumar Das (4/22/2016 10:41:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem indeed😃 (Report) Reply

  • Teenage Mawuto (4/12/2016 10:13:00 AM)

    boss woman boss poem (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak Bharati Nayak (4/12/2016 7:31:00 AM)

    I am a woman
    A phenomenally
    Phenomenal woman
    That is me'- - - - - That is Maya Angelou- - -A great sense of pride in her words for being a woman- - A beautiful woman where beauty lies not in appearance, but in character- - - - a character built up on foundation of grit and determination where she holds her head high, a spirit not to be mowed down under oppression. (Report) Reply

  • Abhinav Ashish Abhinav Ashish (4/7/2016 2:37:00 AM)

    Best poem ever i read good and thanks for inspiration (Report) Reply

  • Tom Billsborough (4/6/2016 9:53:00 AM)

    I can't say I was impressed by the Caged Bird poem but This is a poem on a much higher plane. Here she doesn't need images. Her terrific personality shines through every line and there is an engaging simplicity of style.
    She was a proud, sexy, and dignified woman and this poem has great force and oozes personality. We all have our likes and dislikes. This one I love. Can we give more than a ten? No? What a shame!
    Tom billsborough (Report) Reply

  • Jane Urhobocha Jane Urhobocha (4/6/2016 1:14:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem indeed from the unforgetable Maya Angelou (Report) Reply

  • Kiran Kukreja (3/27/2016 9:44:00 AM)

    The feminine is a mystery
    Don't believe me, ask history (Report) Reply

  • Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan (3/24/2016 7:39:00 PM)

    I am deeply moved by this poem. This poem constantly reminds me of my extraordinary relationship with Smt Hemangi S. Pradhan, my dearest wife of many lifetimes. Every woman is unique in herself. My wife is absolutely phenomenal. I love you Hemangi, on this day, as I have loved never before. (Report) Reply

  • V.m.thilagavathy Munuswamy V.m.thilagavathy Munuswamy (3/23/2016 11:56:00 PM)

    Well expressed the beauty of a women. (Report) Reply

  • Korir Issa Korir Issa (3/20/2016 5:02:00 PM)

    I always and will always love reading her masterpieces (Report) Reply

  • JayJay Yanez (3/19/2016 7:17:00 PM)

    Perfect (Report) Reply

  • Larika Shakyawar (3/15/2016 7:22:00 AM)

    Phenomenally, phenomenal woman... Such a beautiful n awesome poem.. (Report) Reply

  • Emebet Mesfin Emebet Mesfin (3/14/2016 2:49:00 AM)

    Every line is so wonderful. It makes me feel my femininity. Thank you, Maya Angelou. You left the best of you for all women of the world. (Report) Reply

  • Mo Brown (3/13/2016 7:17:00 PM)

    I Love It...That's Me... (Report) Reply

  • Leanne Cameron (3/13/2016 2:52:00 PM)

    S (Report) Reply

  • Priya Yanambaka Priya Yanambaka (3/13/2016 11:01:00 AM)

    Amazingly beautiful Maya.. Thank you for writing! (Report) Reply

  • akinyi Danga (3/11/2016 9:56:00 AM)

    this poem here is breadth taking n motivates me I love it (Report) Reply

  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (3/5/2016 1:11:00 PM)

    this is the million time I read this human masterpiece. It is so wonderful. it is so sweet. you are really a phoneminal creature Maya. (Report) Reply










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