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(4 April 1928)

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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  • Cynthia Plummer (1/16/2014 12:36:00 AM)

    Never to brag or boast, it simply reaffirms a special, confident woman's humble virtue.

    18 person liked.
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  • Andrew Blakemore (1/15/2014 5:45:00 PM)

    An excellent poem that flows like a song

  • Stephen W (1/12/2014 12:24:00 PM)

    A monster ego. People don't seem to see this as it is.

  • Ally Davies (1/10/2014 1:03:00 PM)

    Maya Angelou's poems are best appreciated when read out loud or performed. Always inspiring.

  • Jae-young Kwon (1/7/2014 1:32:00 AM)

    Just got goosebumps reading this poem. Amazing!

  • Terri Lowe (1/5/2014 4:10:00 PM)

    Beautiful outlook. This is a poem to come back to on a day when someone or something has made you feel less than what you are! A phenomenal woman!

  • Yuliya Batrakova (1/1/2014 4:54:00 PM)

    Self-acceptance and recognition of one's attractiveness- that really works.

  • Donna Nimmo (1/1/2014 7:05:00 AM)

    I loved this. All women are not ladies, but those who are carry themselves in a certain way. She carries her self with dignity and self assurance. And if she is beautiful maybe even head a little higher, but with dignity. Hugs, Donna

  • Donna Nimmo (1/1/2014 7:01:00 AM)

    I loved it and understood so well. A lady carries herself a certai way with dignity and self assurance. not all women are ladies and don't know how to be one. Hugs, Donna

  • Richard Thripp (12/30/2013 9:33:00 PM)

    It made my ass tired.

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