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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Comments about Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

  • Rookie - 341 Points Madhumitha Murali (11/2/2014 4:07:00 AM)

    Really engaging, wonderful flow. (Report) Reply

    13 person liked.
    5 person did not like.
  • Rookie - 18 Points Lato Denilson (10/24/2014 3:23:00 PM)

    Maya always the best! (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 23 Points Mike Hammer (11/4/2014 7:38:00 AM)

    i agree

  • Freshman - 701 Points Rajesh.c Bose (10/17/2014 1:10:00 AM)

    pls go through my poems if have time maya... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 701 Points Rajesh.c Bose (10/17/2014 1:08:00 AM)

    wonderful creation maya.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 11 Points Surendra Jakhar (9/23/2014 2:20:00 AM)

    this is what i call a poem...hats off (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,219 Points Oduro Bright Amoh (9/20/2014 7:43:00 AM)

    A phenomenal poem from a phenomenal woman (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 34 Points Britton Thompson (9/14/2014 9:48:00 PM)

    It makes sence unlike some poems that sound like a riddle (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 46 Points Douglas Richmond (9/13/2014 4:04:00 PM)

    Jeez, this is the best poem ever? It's just about a woman being really full of herself, and didn't find the descriptions very emotive or interesting either, just repetitive. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 31,859 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (9/4/2014 4:56:00 AM)

    I really liked, enjoyed the beautiful poem and the subject in particular and its word power and peculiarities of the great poet who is no more. It is beautiful to hear, happy to learn, and understand and I think this is wonderful with so much imaginations and facts as well.The poem is a truth of woman character in particular and it is having such a universal importance and poetic importance that I think with best of emotions to have an opportunity to read it. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,194 Points Richard Provencher (8/26/2014 9:48:00 AM)

    I really liked the way the words swished about, proudly, exquisitely, and seeking out every corner of life. An interesting journey indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,064 Points Abekah Emmanuel (8/23/2014 7:04:00 PM)

    what a phenomenal write! beautiful poem! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Joel Duncan (8/15/2014 5:23:00 PM)

    I don't wonder where your secret lies, it's all in this poem. I LOVE IT! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 21,430 Points Mohammad Skati (8/15/2014 12:04:00 PM)

    It's a lovely poem as a whole. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Sam H (8/11/2014 6:53:00 AM)

    reads well and empowering (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 43 Points Katherine Shaw (8/4/2014 10:20:00 AM)

    Wow... Pretty sexy stuff. All these women today with fake hair, orange tans and fake lashes...WHY? Why can't they be happy in their own skin? : ( (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 48 Points Anna Garland (7/20/2014 2:25:00 PM)

    This is a nice poem but how did it get to #1? (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 677 Points Ruth Walters (7/20/2014 6:20:00 AM)

    Wow! ..................................................................................................what a woman! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,238 Points Primrose Tee (7/2/2014 12:40:00 PM)

    Phenomenal woman, thats you.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Samaa Ahmed (6/30/2014 7:42:00 AM)

    powerfull msg lies inside these amazing words.. combined with strangly inner confidence (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 114 Points Benjuzzy Okpuzor (6/18/2014 12:12:00 PM)

    What a good poem this is, I love the lines (Report) Reply

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