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

  • Kimberly Edwards (9/5/2015 10:37:00 PM)

    Great stufg (Report) Reply

    7 person liked.
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  • Madu Mampe (9/4/2015 10:45:00 AM)

    This is what i call "Authentic". Beautiful piece Maya! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Jennifer (8/28/2015 4:39:00 PM)

    I love this poem. I totally love It. Rest In Peace Maya Angelou (Report) Reply

  • C.vanlalruata Nuntluang (8/26/2015 7:09:00 AM)

    I love it (Report) Reply

  • Frankie Wills (8/21/2015 5:00:00 PM)

    Beautifully written - love her work. Stunning. (Report) Reply

  • Marion Caragounis (8/20/2015 10:32:00 AM)

    A great poem by a great lady. (Report) Reply

  • Fred Scott (8/19/2015 6:28:00 PM)

    i love this poem. you are a real woman! (Report) Reply

  • Kadagouda Patil (8/15/2015 12:13:00 PM)

    This poem is arguably no 1. It is ever relevant. Rustic in expression which brings out the beauty at its best. Yes she is phenomenal woman attracting envy. She is mystic. Phenomenal woman knows she is beautiful and out to make statement in her mannerisms. She knows frailties of mortal men and women. Oh.....unparalleled in reach. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (8/12/2015 2:54:00 PM)

    ....excellent write....fantastic rhythm ★ (Report) Reply

  • Kent Seewell Kent Seewell (8/10/2015 3:53:00 PM)

    P A T H E T I C
    P A T H E T I C
    P A T H E T I C (Report) Reply

  • Nanthinii Mohan Nanthinii Mohan (8/10/2015 11:28:00 AM)

    A brave expression of the hidden mystery which is innate in every woman. The image of a woman doesn't have to be what others see or credit to the way she is, but how she sees herself. A phenomenal write indeed! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Alpeshkumar Natubhai Makwana Alpeshkumar Natubhai Makwana (8/8/2015)

    What makes me wonder is thatHow come a woman can de scribe her own race so elegantly? i mean its the eye of man which can build the grace of woman. (Report) Reply

  • Aijaz Asif (8/7/2015 12:59:00 PM)

    Phenomenal indeed...beautiful (Report) Reply

  • Minnie Froh (8/4/2015 12:01:00 PM)

    how beautiful, amazing lines! (Report) Reply

  • Angel Dzidula-komla Angel Dzidula-komla (7/29/2015 4:19:00 PM)

    the poem is really phenomenal and i enjoyed every bit of it (Report) Reply

  • Mo Masedi Mo Masedi (7/18/2015 9:50:00 AM)

    The Poem and Poet are simply Phenomenal. You can't but fall in love Ms. Angelou's poetics. (Report) Reply

    Ghina Albiek Ghina Albiek (7/26/2015 6:55:00 PM)

    I totally agree!

  • Briony Nicholls Briony Nicholls (7/9/2015 6:33:00 AM)

    Why do feminist poems that exalt women make me want to cringe? I can't say I liked this poem. The discomfort of pedestals is what strongly comes to mind here. (Report) Reply

    Briony Nicholls Briony Nicholls (8/12/2015 9:56:00 AM)

    I've re-read this poem and honestly, it still repels me. Perhaps if the poet was exalting another woman, it might feel less narcissistic, self-absorbed and egotistical. I mean who really goes around singing their praises to the world like this poem tries to do?

    Stephen W (7/22/2015 6:15:00 PM)

    Disgusting remark by Mo Masedi.

    Mo Masedi Mo Masedi (7/18/2015 9:54:00 AM)

    Something could be wrong with you Briony and you may want to fix it to enjoy Ms. Angelou and other Feminists' poetry.

  • Shirley Smith (7/6/2015 6:32:00 PM)

    Test (Report) Reply

  • Anna Mccabe (6/29/2015 4:27:00 PM)

    This is beautiful and holds a powerful message. If anyone has time please read and review a poem of mine! (Report) Reply

  • Owen Flibberto (6/25/2015 6:41:00 AM)

    This poem made me barf rainbows in my pants, it was awesome (Report) Reply

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