Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Maya Angelou Poems

41. Passing Time 1/3/2003
42. Million Man March Poem 1/3/2003
43. They Went Home 6/18/2005
44. Refusal 1/3/2003
45. A Conceit 1/3/2003
46. The Lesson 1/3/2003
47. Men 1/3/2003
48. Woman Work 1/3/2003
49. Touched By An Angel 1/3/2003
50. Alone 1/3/2003
51. Caged Bird 1/3/2003
52. Still I Rise 1/3/2003
53. Phenomenal Woman 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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