Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

The Detached - Poem by Maya Angelou

We die,
Welcoming Bluebeards to our darkening closets,
Stranglers to our outstretched necks,
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Comments about The Detached by Maya Angelou

  • Existential Despair (7/14/2008 9:01:00 AM)

    I have a feeling, reading this poem that perharps, we hide so much of the actaual reality inside ourselves and so even beauty, is unseen. (Report) Reply

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  • kundi lal (3/31/2008 3:28:00 AM)

    why are u so internal..what bout the external world..? (Report) Reply

  • Ruth Ngungi (11/21/2007 8:15:00 AM)

    Funny! ................................. (Report) Reply

  • Adryan Rotica (6/19/2005 6:01:00 PM)

    Maya, if this is YOU.....you are my inspiration and such a treasure of a human being....beautiful words mistress. (Report) Reply










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