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Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Phenomenal Woman


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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  • William Goldman (11/13/2013 10:15:00 PM)

    It's ok but seems to me a little superficial. It doesn't seem to demand much though, re-reading... (Report) Reply

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  • Helen Tong (10/9/2013 4:40:00 AM)

    I love this poem, and I love this Poet but for some weird reason, this poem (as good as it is) , does not strike me as good as the #1 poem on this website.
    I have read many better ones such as I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, also by Maya Angelou.
    However,2 thumbs up, this poem is also extraordinary! (Report) Reply

  • Dylan Wheldon (9/24/2013 5:58:00 PM)

    Woeful. Maya Angelou wrote a good book (Caged Bird) , but she is an embarrassingly bad poet. Immodest, too, it appears. (Report) Reply

  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (9/20/2013 10:23:00 AM)

    Oh, you are much more than that
    Swing in your hips, click of your heels
    Which maketh a man to lose his hat
    The truth be told - its your verse that makes him kneel (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (9/18/2013 9:46:00 AM)

    Wow. Beautiful poem..The poem itself is flowing with mesmerising effect from a great poetess. Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (9/12/2013 7:15:00 PM)

    the beauty of a woman and her heart mind soul and body has been embellished with divine thought by the pen of great poetess. i humbly request the Hon'ble poetess to read my two poems I SEARCHED YOU & IF GOD ASKS ME. with regards. (Report) Reply

  • Kezang Dawa (9/10/2013 9:52:00 PM)

    This poem really proved the truth of the women how they must be; ..... I liked it so much! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Liliana ~el (9/8/2013 4:49:00 PM)

    The way Angelou fully embraces and describes how confidence in herself is how society comes to love, adore, admire, and respect her is lovely. With a free and powerful air, she naturally commands the attention of those in her presence. Others who inquire about her glory come to be further puzzled as she simply replies that she is at her best being herself. Spreading this message of self-love and acceptance, Angelou is truly phenomenal in shaping the world. Reading and reflecting on this empowering work, I am continuously smiling, reminded of myself. (Report) Reply

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