Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Comments about Maya Angelou

  • jlahamer (2/14/2018 4:14:00 PM)

    anyone heard of nikki giovanni

    14 person liked.
    7 person did not like.
  • jlahamer (2/13/2018 7:16:00 PM)

    who wrote the poem, Hey Black Child

  • I love u maya dudie (2/11/2018 9:07:00 PM)

    Wow. Just amazing. Im so upset that she's not still alive: (((((((((((((((((((((((

  • Kevin B (2/9/2018 5:32:00 AM)

    My English 104 class is African American Poets. I have been study the late Dr. Angelou. She was an amazing black woman. I am honoring her in honor of Black History Month.

  • shantaviuswalker (2/8/2018 9:34:00 AM)

    hey maya angelou i like your book the caged bird and you are a good write and i love the caged bird

  • Charlie (2/7/2018 8:28:00 PM)

    All her poems are good love her poems

  • rujica (2/7/2018 5:20:00 AM)

    it was wonderful.

  • zakiya (2/5/2018 7:52:00 AM)

    im doing one of your poems

  • Divine (2/4/2018 9:18:00 AM)

    My love for her poems... Oh death Why go for the Best... Your words are minds strength Maya

  • Brenner (2/2/2018 4:12:00 PM)

    Why do people not like this poet? She wrote good poems. The like bar is about 50% likes,50% dislikes.

Best Poem of Maya Angelou

Phenomenal Woman

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,
They think I'm telling lies.
I say,
It's in the reach of my arms
The span of my hips,
The stride of my step,
The curl of my lips.
I'm a woman
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.

I walk into a room
Just as cool as you please,
And to a man,
The fellows stand or
Fall down on their knees.
Then they swarm around me,
A hive of honey bees.
I say,
It's the fire in my eyes,
And the flash of my ...

Read the full of Phenomenal Woman

Touched By An Angel

We, unaccustomed to courage
exiles from delight
live coiled in shells of loneliness
until love leaves its high holy temple
and comes into our sight
to liberate us into life.

Love arrives
and in its train come ecstasies

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