Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Phenomenal Woman - Poem by Maya Angelou

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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Topic(s) of this poem: beautiful


Comments about Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

  • Rose Desouza (9/16/2016 11:14:00 AM)


    I am glad I found Maya Angelou here..Such a brilliant expression.Loved it Phenomenal poem (Report) Reply

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  • Aysegul Avcu (9/9/2016 6:04:00 AM)


    My inner mystery.
    When I try to show them (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra Subhas Chandra Chakra (9/9/2016 12:25:00 AM)


    My inner mystery.
    When I try to show them
    They say they still can't see.
    I say,
    It's in the arch of my back,
    The sun of my smile,
    The ride of my breasts,
    The grace of my style.
    I'm a woman

    Phenomenally.
    Phenomenal woman,
    That's me.

    A reader discovers great sense of pride in her words for being a woman- - and beauty lies not in appearance, but in character, character built up so that she raises aloft her head high.
    Highly appreciable poem by Maya. (Report) Reply

  • Lily Hauser (9/8/2016 8:08:00 PM)


    This poem really emphasizes her self-confidence (Report) Reply

  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (9/5/2016 9:40:00 AM)


    Wow girl.
    May Allah bless you and make your soul rest in peace.
    This is the hundred times I read your phenomenal piece of poem.
    And will read it one hundred more times. (Report) Reply

  • Mizzy ........ Mizzy ........ (9/3/2016 4:26:00 PM)


    Her mystical beauty shines throughout the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gary Liles Gary Liles (9/1/2016 9:33:00 AM)


    Phenomenal sure is the right choice of words, phenomenal that's you. ☺😊😀 (Report) Reply

  • Adrienne McKnight (8/29/2016 1:10:00 AM)


    I ABSOLUTELY love, love, love this poem! It speaks deeply to my core (Report) Reply

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  • Bartholomew Dele (8/22/2016 5:02:00 PM)


    i like this piece for its literary quality. (Report) Reply

  • Bartholomew Dele (8/22/2016 4:59:00 PM)


    i like this piece. I love the style and the message it conveyed. Please help me i do not know where to click so that i can send my poem. Help me i am a new member. (Report) Reply

  • Soul Watcher Soul Watcher (8/22/2016 5:35:00 AM)


    I really love this poem, It means to me a lot (Report) Reply

  • Luz Hanaii Luz Hanaii (8/22/2016 2:46:00 AM)


    Original and down to earth appeal. (Report) Reply

  • Stephen W (8/20/2016 12:16:00 PM)


    This is a very egoistic poem about how she is better than other women.
    Now she is dead it isn't true, if it ever was. (Report) Reply

  • Mohammad Maleki Mohammad Maleki (8/18/2016 7:10:00 AM)


    Adorable sort of writing. Awesome and full of magnificent words that depict strength and tenacity
    of women in a glorious ambience.
    Women are phenomenon and they truly deserve possession of a monopoly on such an sacred and splendid word. (Report) Reply

  • Sriranji Aratisankar Sriranji Aratisankar (8/5/2016 6:19:00 AM)


    No doubt it is an example of a good poem, I read I am a common woman by RABINDRANATH TAGORE, that is an extraordinary experience, so I'am not much satisfied. (Report) Reply

  • Sriranji Aratisankar Sriranji Aratisankar (8/5/2016 6:16:00 AM)


    No doubt it is an example of a good poem, I read I am a common woman by RABINDRANATH TAGORE, so I'am not much satisfied. (Report) Reply

  • George Shadrack Kamanda George Shadrack Kamanda (8/3/2016 10:44:00 PM)


    Such a talented poet she is. This poem should serve as inspiration and societal guid book for all young girls...... in order for them to see the beauty in their personalities. Kudos to all phenomenal young lady out there! (Report) Reply

  • esmaeil  AAabedini esmaeil AAabedini (8/1/2016 8:36:00 AM)


    Love and love just live ! (Report) Reply

  • David Bisacca (7/31/2016 12:10:00 PM)


    Love this. describes a phenomenal attitude.. (Report) Reply










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