Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Maya Angelou Poems

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

Comments about Maya Angelou

  • Prabir Gayen Prabir Gayen (12/14/2018 12:51:00 AM)

    My favourite poetess..........

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  • Shatoya (12/12/2018 7:48:00 PM)

    I really like these poems

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  • Teysi Tee (12/10/2018 7:58:00 AM)

    she lives through me you ll always be my inspiration Maya

  • Aviya (12/5/2018 12:58:00 PM)

    I love some of your poems.I havent read all of them yet. Are you a christan

  • nobody (12/3/2018 2:31:00 PM)

    you will always be an idol for me like i learned in church idols can be anything you want and your my idol

  • Thaís Fernandes Thaís Fernandes (11/28/2018 4:13:00 PM)

    Maya Angelou will always be in my heart***

  • Thaís Fernandes Thaís Fernandes (11/28/2018 4:12:00 PM)

    Maya Angelou will always be in my heart.

  • Thaís Fernandes Thaís Fernandes (11/28/2018 4:11:00 PM)

    Maya Angelou is always be in my heart.

  • Jan Framewell (11/26/2018 4:36:00 PM)

    Loved this poem so much.

Best Poem of Maya Angelou

Still I Rise

You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may tread me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I'll rise.

Does my sassiness upset you?
Why are you beset with gloom?
'Cause I walk like I've got oil wells
Pumping in my living room.

Just like moons and like suns,
With the certainty of tides,
Just like hopes springing high,
Still I'll rise.

Did you want to see me broken?
Bowed head and lowered eyes?
Shoulders falling down like teardrops.
Weakened by my soulful cries.

Does my haughtiness offend you? ...

Read the full of Still I Rise

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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