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 4.37
  • 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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    My source of inspiration. Even though you are not around us, your inspirational writings dwell in us. You shall forever be remembered. A wonderful poem with much diction.

  • 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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    I remember this poem from my guided reading class in 5th grade. I remember it well. This poem really touched me, and reading it again just made my day. This poem, I remember it being about...

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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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    Really indeed beautiful. Beauty of a woman is like a lump of gold which is hard to get. It's indeed captured from the inside, not outside, and this makes it very difficult for men to find,...

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