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(4 April 1928)

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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  • William Poet (1/26/2014 2:11:00 PM)

    Only Emah man writes the best poems ever

    20 person liked.
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  • Rob Wood (1/25/2014 8:17:00 AM)

    She has a fine opinion of herself, as my grandmother used to say.

  • Mxolisi Ignatious (1/24/2014 11:47:00 PM)

    Read my poems. Go and comment to 'em

  • Bill Shirk (1/23/2014 2:09:00 PM)

    It seems to say that being a woman is about attracting men (maybe it is) . I have never seen her, but I would bet she is fairly unattractive physically in the conventional sense and that her viewpoint originates in feelings of inferiority; I think she misses the point of what being phenomenal is all about. I think she has been much over rated as a poet, riding the great coattails of feminism.

  • Edna Wande (1/22/2014 7:05:00 AM)

    Dis is jst perfect, wat hv bin searching for, a perfect description for a real woman

  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (1/17/2014 9:37:00 AM)

    A very nice poem. simply and asehtetically selected words in perfect meanings.

  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (1/17/2014 9:37:00 AM)

    A very nice poem. simply and asehtetically selected words in perfect meanings.

  • Cynthia Plummer (1/16/2014 12:36:00 AM)

    Never to brag or boast, it simply reaffirms a special, confident woman's humble virtue.

  • Andrew Blakemore (1/15/2014 5:45:00 PM)

    An excellent poem that flows like a song

  • Stephen W (1/12/2014 12:24:00 PM)

    A monster ego. People don't seem to see this as it is.

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