Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Maya Angelou Poems

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

Comments about Maya Angelou

  • You''reAllEitherNice, Rude, OrAnnoying (12/13/2017 3:48:00 PM)

    You're all either nice, @alexa, rude, @Madison Nauman, or annoying, @Anonymous.

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  • Madison Nauman (12/12/2017 12:42:00 PM)

    This woman sucks at writing poems I mean wtf is this honestly
    Love. Madison

  • William Shakespeare (12/12/2017 12:41:00 PM)

    How am I behind you wtf

  • Madison Nauman (12/12/2017 12:40:00 PM)

    This woman sucks at writing poems I mean wtf is this honestly

  • thats wonderful (12/11/2017 12:49:00 PM)

    she is a wonderful woman who fought for rights be who you can be

  • alexa (12/9/2017 12:45:00 PM)

    Maya Angelou was one of the greatest people to live. i feel like she wrote this poem on acceptance. accepting each and every single person and loving them for who they are and who they wish to be. people like her and princess Diana were the reason the world could have been saved from being destroyed by...itself.

  • Kur Chenun (12/8/2017 7:32:00 AM)

    so nice

  • lethola (12/5/2017 2:44:00 PM)

    Add a comment kgutlela hae

  • Jesking Amu Jesking Amu (12/1/2017 6:58:00 PM)

    Maya Angelou has a way of transforming thoughts into writings by comparing them to nature and everything else around her... she's more just a creative poet, i see her as a genius.

  • Inspirations (11/30/2017 7:02:00 PM)

    @maya Angelou you are an inspiration for young and are a “phenomenal woman“

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

The Lesson

I keep on dying again.
Veins collapse, opening like the
Small fists of sleeping
Memory of old tombs,
Rotting flesh and worms do
Not convince me against
The challenge. The years
And cold defeat live deep in
Lines along my face.
They dull my eyes, yet
I keep on dying,
Because I love to live.

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