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

  • (4/4/2005 1:41:00 PM)


    It's a fabulous poem, because it is true. She is pointing out that she apprecites ALL of the beauty God has given her. Therefore, it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks. She is phenomenal.......... because she thinks she is. Ladies, we need to adopt this as our new outlook (Report) Reply

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  • (2/20/2005 4:47:00 PM)


    Ack. Sell this one to hallmark. (Report) Reply

  • (2/5/2005 7:03:00 AM)


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

  • (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

  • (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

  • (6/9/2004 10:33:00 PM)


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

  • (6/4/2004 10:06:00 PM)


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



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