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

  • Jazib Kamalvi (9/29/2016 9:38:00 AM)


    What a natural flow of ideas.
    Maya.
    Thanks.
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  • (9/27/2016 8:10:00 AM)


    I love the confidence of this poet (Report) Reply

  • (9/26/2016 5:13:00 AM)


    After watching the documentary, And Still I Rise, it was easy to see how phenomenal she was. Although she is no longer with us, her spirit will be forever present. (Report) Reply

  • (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

  • (9/9/2016 6:04:00 AM)


    My inner mystery.
    When I try to show them
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  • 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.
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  • (9/8/2016 8:08:00 PM)


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

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


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

  • Gary Liles (9/1/2016 9:33:00 AM)


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

  • (8/29/2016 1:10:00 AM)


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

  • Drkgbalakrishnan Kandangath (8/27/2016 9:45:00 PM)


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  • (8/22/2016 5:02:00 PM)


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

  • (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 (8/22/2016 5:35:00 AM)


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

  • Luz Hanaii (8/22/2016 2:46:00 AM)


    Original and down to earth appeal. (Report) Reply

  • (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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 (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



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