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Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Million Man March Poem


The night has been long,
The wound has been deep,
The pit has been dark,
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  • Richard Thripp (6/3/2014 4:41:00 PM)

    She preached negro genocide. She promoted infanticide and South Africa's murderous communist regime. She sided with the murderers. (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (6/17/2013 8:59:00 AM)

    Chains have been broken and wounds have been
    healed. Remembering the past and looking forward
    to the future. We all shall rise together once more.
    A great worthy write. (Report) Reply

  • Ladawn Trice (3/13/2012 10:16:00 AM)

    truth, pain, love and understanding rains in this piece... things we need to do and still have yet to do, but we are learning to do, and i will be very proud when we do (Report) Reply

  • Funmi Anonymous (6/5/2009 8:15:00 AM)

    Lord have mercy...tears fill my eyes as I read this poem...conveys empowerment in all who reads... (Report) Reply

  • Ayisha Ibrahim (9/14/2006 9:46:00 PM)

    For everyone else the peom is a good one cos you are a great poet
    But for someone who comes from almost the same background as you;
    A contenent of slavery: Africa
    The emotion and meaning is quite clear
    For our ancestors didn't suffer in vain.
    Still We Rise! (Report) Reply

  • Samuel Nze (8/18/2006 1:12:00 PM)

    Can you hear my own share of the clapping, Maya? I tell you I am dancing too! (Report) Reply

  • David Mccreadie (12/20/2004 7:39:00 AM)

    When I read a poem or hear a song that makes me breakout in goosepimples, I know I've stumbled on something special. Thank you Maya. (Report) Reply

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