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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Topic of this poem: beautiful

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Comments about this poem (Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou )

  • Rookie Candice George (2/5/2005 7:03:00 AM)

    This poem makes me feel strong. All African Americans should feel proud to be black. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 10 Points Cheung Shun Sang (11/6/2004 5:34:00 PM)

    Very good poem.Without suspicious to sex there are not you- the phenomenal woman. Either i am orthodox belonged or am i perverted (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Yolanda Walker (10/14/2004 10:51:00 AM)

    Ms. Maya Angelou, This poem express every black woman that feels good about her self, mother, grandmother and there daughter. This poem should make every woman have RESPECT for themselves and it should make them want stand on their feet and feel proud they are women. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Tonkin (6/9/2004 10:33:00 PM)

    It is marvellous, a phenomenal poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kiava Stewart (6/4/2004 10:06:00 PM)

    I love it! ! ! ! One of my Favorites! ! ! Because it describes me! ! ! (Report) Reply



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