Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

They Went Home - Poem by Maya Angelou

They went home and told their wives,
that never once in all their lives,
had they known a girl like me,
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Comments about They Went Home by Maya Angelou

  • Rookie Dominique Atkins (8/3/2006 7:44:00 PM)

    That poem reminds me of me. Some of your poems I really love because I can relate to them, but this one takes the cake. It's a wonderful poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Nomfundo Phakathi (1/25/2006 4:21:00 AM)

    all i can say is wow. so sad yet so true, i found this very touching. made me think of all the men who tell you sweet things, and hold your heart in the palm of their hands with their charm, and yet.....'They Went Home' (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Shepherd (6/19/2005 8:03:00 AM)

    If I were a songwriter - great cabaret number... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 313 Points Adryan Rotica (6/18/2005 11:30:00 PM)

    Maya....when I read your catapult me with your wise womanliness...Such are the power of words! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jeffrey Spahr-Summers (6/18/2005 10:12:00 PM)

    Very Nice! (Report) Reply

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