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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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  • Amy Campbell (3/15/2007 3:37:00 PM)

    After searching for me for many years, I can truly say I have found parts of me in
    this poem by Ms. Angelou. I am a survivor of 30 years of physical and mental
    abuse. Ms. Angelou helped me to find the words to find me. God Bless her.

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  • Nimal Dunuhinga (3/8/2007 10:23:00 AM)

    Marvelous! Where is that ideal woman?

  • Charlotte Crouch (3/5/2007 7:27:00 AM)

    i love this poem very well thought and set out and it's true about women it pains a true picture

  • Aleigha Pratt (2/19/2007 8:16:00 AM)

    maya expresses her thoughts and really the truth about women wonderfullyand beautifully

  • L0$t 0n3 (1/24/2007 4:35:00 PM)

    i agree! Brilliant, soulful, amazing...bravo! i believe this poem is far beyond mediocre...

  • Yvonne Rautenbach (1/22/2007 10:44:00 AM)

    I agree with the sentiments but in my opinion its a fairly mediocre poem in terms of its use of language.

  • Kelsey Wills (1/19/2007 2:49:00 PM)

    A poem for every women. ^-^ Brilliant.

  • Henz Timber (1/19/2007 10:55:00 AM)

    this poem is too soulful...it can set a womans broken heart on firee...

  • Jim Contreras (1/6/2007 3:18:00 PM)

    This is an absolutely amazing poem

  • Diowayne Dacayan (1/5/2007 3:31:00 AM)

    This poem really deserves a standing ovation. My wife really loves this poem and this one really fits her. Great job! ! ! Thank you for the magic of words.

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