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

  • Phumla Khanyile Phumla Khanyile (1/13/2016 1:16:00 AM)

    Phenomenally.
    Phenomenal woman,
    That's me.

    Thank you Maya for leaving such profound words for women young and old...truly my desire as a Poetess if to be blessed with such wisdom and to change the world with words as you did...You inspire me greatly! (Report) Reply

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  • * Sunprincess * (1/12/2016 5:54:00 PM)

    ........always has been one of my favorites of Angelou's writes ★ (Report) Reply

  • Mithilesh Yadav Mithilesh Yadav (1/10/2016 1:59:00 PM)

    Phenomenon...... Mam

    Women is a power.....
    Is a love shower......

    Women is a universe....
    Is like holy books verse.....

    Women is a life.....
    A sister, Mother and wife....

    Thanx for such a poem mam (Report) Reply

  • marilyn tharp (1/1/2016 10:18:00 PM)

    That a beautiful poem love it (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (12/30/2015 12:53:00 PM)

    Celebrating the mystery and the spirit of all women and bless her she is right. We are phenomenal- we are the lovers, the builders of homes, the hands of industry, the bearers of children, the safe room of children, we are friends, we are enemies of evil, so let's stand tall and walk the earth with authority (Report) Reply

  • Mariyam Reyshma Mariyam Reyshma (12/29/2015 11:41:00 AM)

    It's the fire in my eyes,
    And the flash of my teeth,
    The swing in my waist,
    And the joy in my feet.
    wow! ! lovely words. A sweet poem. (Report) Reply

  • cosmas mairosi (12/26/2015 4:43:00 PM)

    Phenomenal! The mysterious allure of the beauty of the African woman! (Report) Reply

  • Ricky Cloud (12/25/2015 1:31:00 PM)

    Sweet (Report) Reply

  • Alisha Castle Alisha Castle (12/24/2015 4:32:00 AM)

    Very beautiful poetry it is! (Report) Reply

  • Simran Kaur Simran Kaur (12/22/2015 4:17:00 AM)

    This is an attitude every woman should have (Report) Reply

    Souren Mondal Souren Mondal (1/21/2016 10:07:00 AM)

    Absolutely :)

  • Lily Dartford Lily Dartford (12/21/2015 8:17:00 AM)

    I remember growing up and my mom had this pinned the wall always telling me how I should be proud of who I am, reading this brings back such good memories :) (Report) Reply

  • Brian Rosen (12/15/2015 10:59:00 AM)

    This poem was horrible it gave me brain cancer. Already Reported Reply

  • Alem Hailu G/kristos Alem Hailu G/kristos (12/14/2015 4:45:00 AM)

    Nicely penned! Most of your poems are striking! (Report) Reply

  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (12/11/2015 7:41:00 AM)

    Wow. What a wonderful poem it is! ! ! You are a real woman! ! ! You said what men have to say about a real woman, but they will never be able to say it the way you have said. I feel as if I have put those words in your beautiful mouth. But they are truly yours, your own words and not of any man.This is what men should learn to say to/and about real women. It is a lesson Maya. (Report) Reply

  • Reeve Hawkins (12/10/2015 10:07:00 AM)

    I like this poem more than DEEZ NUTS, and that's saying something..... (Report) Reply

  • Yvonne Stine Yvonne Stine (12/8/2015 7:38:00 PM)

    like this poem very much Already Reported Reply

  • Dare Onadele Dare Onadele (12/8/2015 4:23:00 PM)

    good seeing the beauty in womanhood (Report) Reply

  • Dinda Khairani Dinda Khairani (12/5/2015 9:16:00 PM)

    Maya Angelou such an inspiration :) (Report) Reply

  • Dinda Khairani Dinda Khairani (12/5/2015 9:15:00 PM)

    Wow this is so deep. Now I found another favourite poem. (Report) Reply

  • DIDA Kafelamo (12/3/2015 9:40:00 PM)

    This is a wonderful explanation of the woman. I love it (Report) Reply










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