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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 - 28,749 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 - 64,103 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. Home And Love , Robert William Service
  3. 3. To A Daughter Leaving Home , Linda Pastan
  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. Home Thoughts, From Abroad , Robert Browning
  9. 9. Home For Thanksgiving , Linda Pastan
  10. 10. Coming Home , Ernestine Northover
  11. 11. My Childhood Home I See Again , Abraham Lincoln
  12. 12. A Home Song , Henry Van Dyke
  13. 13. Journey Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  14. 14. Home , Anne Brontë
  15. 15. Home, Sweet Home , John Howard Payne
  16. 16. Home After Three Months Away , Robert Lowell
  17. 17. Letter Home , Natasha Trethewey
  18. 18. Bound For Your Distant Home , Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
  19. 19. Home From Abroad , Laurie Lee
  20. 20. Home Thoughts, From The Sea , Robert Browning
  21. 21. At Home , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  22. 22. Home Thoughts , Claude McKay
  23. 23. Down Home , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  24. 24. Variations At Home And Abroad , Kenneth Koch
  25. 25. Home Sweet Home , Siyabonga A Nxumalo
  26. 26. Graydigger's Home , William Stafford
  27. 27. The Wrong Way Home , James Tate
  28. 28. The Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  29. 29. Away From Home Are Some And I— , Emily Dickinson
  30. 30. My Home , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  31. 31. The Old Home Calls , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  32. 32. Home , Zbigniew Herbert
  33. 33. A Martian Sends A Postcard Home , Craig Raine
  34. 34. Come Home, Father! , Henry Clay Work
  35. 35. Home , Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  36. 36. Who Goes Home? , Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  37. 37. On Home Beaches , Les Murray
  38. 38. Home, Sweet Home , Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  39. 39. Almost Home , Sandra Fowler
  40. 40. The Hangman At Home , Carl Sandburg
  41. 41. Oh Stay At Home, My Lad , Alfred Edward Housman
  42. 42. The Princess: A Medley: Home They Brough.. , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  43. 43. When The Children Come Home , Henry Lawson
  44. 44. .home Sweet Home , Nikunj Sharma
  45. 45. Prophets At Home , Rudyard Kipling
  46. 46. How Bateese Came Home , William Henry Drummond
  47. 47. Night In The Old Home , Thomas Hardy
  48. 48. Sweet Stay-At-Home , William Henry Davies
  49. 49. Home , Rupert Brooke
  50. 50. Lines Written From Home , Anne Brontë
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