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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,
But... They went home.

They said my house was licking clean,
no word I spoke was ever mean,
I had an air of mystery,
But... They went home.

My praises were on all men's lips,
they liked my smile, my wit, my hips,
they'd spend one night, or two or three.
But...


Comments about They Went Home by Maya Angelou

  • Gold Star - 28,375 Points .., Rahman .., Henry (11/4/2015 1:09:00 AM)

    Excellently presented poem. It's a wonder in a laconic tongue. (Report) Reply

    3 person liked.
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  • Gold Star - 62,694 Points * Sunprincess * (8/30/2015 4:34:00 PM)

    .....nicely penned, and wonderful message, home is where we can be ourselves ★ (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,357 Points Maria Gonzalez (7/20/2015 3:42:00 PM)

    Love you Maya.....

    Love the humour in this one... (Report) Reply

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Poems About Home

  1. 1. They Went Home , Maya Angelou
  2. 2. To A Daughter Leaving Home , Linda Pastan
  3. 3. Home And Love , Robert William Service
  4. 4. Home Burial , Robert Frost
  5. 5. Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  6. 6. Welcome Home , Spike Milligan
  7. 7. A Letter Home , Siegfried Sassoon
  8. 8. My Childhood Home I See Again , Abraham Lincoln
  9. 9. Home Thoughts, From Abroad , Robert Browning
  10. 10. Home For Thanksgiving , Linda Pastan
  11. 11. Coming Home , Ernestine Northover
  12. 12. Letter Home , Natasha Trethewey
  13. 13. Journey Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  14. 14. Home , Anne Brontë
  15. 15. Home Thoughts , Claude McKay
  16. 16. A Home Song , Henry Van Dyke
  17. 17. Home, Sweet Home , John Howard Payne
  18. 18. Home After Three Months Away , Robert Lowell
  19. 19. Bound For Your Distant Home , Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
  20. 20. At Home , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  21. 21. Home From Abroad , Laurie Lee
  22. 22. A Martian Sends A Postcard Home , Craig Raine
  23. 23. Down Home , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  24. 24. The Wrong Way Home , James Tate
  25. 25. Home Thoughts, From The Sea , Robert Browning
  26. 26. Variations At Home And Abroad , Kenneth Koch
  27. 27. My Home , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  28. 28. Graydigger's Home , William Stafford
  29. 29. The Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  30. 30. Away From Home Are Some And I— , Emily Dickinson
  31. 31. The Old Home Calls , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  32. 32. Home , Zbigniew Herbert
  33. 33. Come Home, Father! , Henry Clay Work
  34. 34. Home Sweet Home , Siyabonga A Nxumalo
  35. 35. Home , Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  36. 36. Who Goes Home? , Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  37. 37. The Hangman At Home , Carl Sandburg
  38. 38. On Home Beaches , Les Murray
  39. 39. Home, Sweet Home , Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  40. 40. Night In The Old Home , Thomas Hardy
  41. 41. Almost Home , Sandra Fowler
  42. 42. Oh Stay At Home, My Lad , Alfred Edward Housman
  43. 43. The Princess: A Medley: Home They Brough.. , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  44. 44. When The Children Come Home , Henry Lawson
  45. 45. .home Sweet Home , Nikunj Sharma
  46. 46. Prophets At Home , Rudyard Kipling
  47. 47. How Bateese Came Home , William Henry Drummond
  48. 48. Sweet Stay-At-Home , William Henry Davies
  49. 49. Home , Rupert Brooke
  50. 50. To Friends At Home , Robert Louis Stevenson
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