Poems by Maya Angelou

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  • Alone

    Alone By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Friendship Poems

    Lying, thinking
    Last night
    How to find my soul a home
    Where water is not thirsty

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    • Rating 4.42
  • Human Family

    Human Family By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    I note the obvious differences
    in the human family.
    Some of us are serious,
    some thrive on comedy.

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    Nice poem. It's very good. I love your poems. You have inspired me to also write poems.

  • Still I Rise

    Still I Rise By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Picture

    You may write me down in history
    With your bitter, twisted lies,
    You may tread me in the very dirt
    But still, like dust, I'll rise....

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    Such a strong woman. Her poetry will live forever!

  • Caged Bird

    Caged Bird By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    The free bird leaps
    on the back of the wind
    and floats downstream
    till the current ends

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    To me, a town girl of twenty-one years, this exquisitely organized influential poem sounds like a hymn capable to eradicate the fear of the mind. Really the glory of freedom is untasted to...

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  • Phenomenal Woman

    Phenomenal Woman By Maya Angelou

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    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,
    They think I'm telling lies.

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    What a beautiful way to teach all young women and young girls what the meaning of true beauty is! Everyone with daughters should have this poem framed and given as a gift for their daughters...

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