Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

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,
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  • Rookie Steven Cooney (2/6/2012 6:28:00 PM)

    Maya is so great. Simply reading her works has helped me in my poetry.
    I just posted a poem to this website for the first time, I'd appreciate it if you could check it out, and possibly give me some tips? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 31 Points Leonard Dabydeen (2/4/2012 2:40:00 AM)

    Black woman...so phenomenal...'I don't shout or jump about/Or have to talk real loud'. Sensationally proud woman. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jovena Chia (1/17/2012 4:40:00 AM)

    i hav read ur poems n they rawk u r so good at it man i wonder where u cme up with it i really like ur poems n hope u will post more of it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Salema Khatun (1/9/2012 7:44:00 AM)

    woman phenomenally woman..a very lucid poem..it is heart touching tooo...i hv written ' an idea of an idea' readers can consider to read it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,488 Points Wahab Abdul (1/7/2012 9:02:00 AM)

    i like this poem for its simplicity.and the same time for its wider significance..i hv composed on human being, readers can read 'whom do i belong to? ' (Report) Reply

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