Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Maya Angelou Poems

1. Harlem Hopscotch 3/9/2016
2. The Black Family Pledge 3/9/2016
3. Song for the Old Ones 3/9/2016
4. Glory Falls 3/9/2016
5. The Week of Diana 3/9/2016
6. Son to Mother 3/9/2016
7. The Rock Cries Out to Us Today 2/8/2016
8. In All Ways A Woman 3/9/2016
9. The Traveller 3/9/2016
10. Ain't That Bad? 3/9/2016
11. On Aging 5/14/2015
12. Our Grandmothers 7/14/2015
13. These Yet To Be United States 1/17/2015
14. When I Think About Myself 9/15/2015
15. The Health-Food Diner 12/16/2014
16. I know why the caged bird sings 3/9/2016
17. Pickin Em Up and Layin Em Down 3/9/2016
18. Preacher, Don't Send Me 3/9/2016
19. Recovery 3/9/2016
20. Old Folks Laugh 2/10/2015
21. Savior 3/9/2016
22. Televised 3/9/2016
23. When Great Trees Fall 2/15/2016
24. Life Doesn't Frighten Me 8/6/2015
25. California Prodigal 1/23/2012
26. The Mothering Blackness 1/23/2012
27. Human Family 12/4/2014
28. We Had Him 1/13/2014
29. Kin 1/23/2012
30. A Plagued Journey 1/23/2012
31. Equality 1/3/2015
32. Awaking In New York 1/23/2012
33. A Brave And Startling Truth 1/23/2012
34. Momma Welfare Roll 1/3/2003
35. On The Pulse Of Morning 1/3/2003
36. Weekend Glory 1/3/2003
37. When You Come 1/3/2003
38. The Detached 6/18/2005
39. Insomniac 1/3/2003
40. Remembrance 1/3/2003
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
Phenomenally.
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 ...

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They Went Home

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.

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