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I Also Rise (Homage To Maya Angelou)

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I have been used, abused, mistreated, and even overheated, but still I also rise
I have been denied, compromised, and even ostracized, but yet I still also rise
I have been called outdated, jaded, and mutilated, but here I still also rise
I have been hated, mentally castrated, looted, and even been uprooted, but still I also rise

I have been scorned, adorned, and reborn, but yet I still also rise
I have been beaten up, beaten down, and almost ended up underground but yet I also still rise
I have been cheated on, crapped on, and walked on but yet I still also rise
I have been treat as a fool, used as a tool, treated so cruel, but yet I still seem to also rise
I have been neglected, disrespected, rejected, and yes I also rise
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Thursday, June 25, 2009
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Ivan Brooks Sr 05 December 2017
A welcomed twist to this great poet's legendary poetry..Nice one!
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Charparis Green 30 December 2011
I love this poem...Maya Angelou is one of my favorites.
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Bambe Lake 12 December 2010
Its Beautiful......2bEAUTIFUL
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Rinki Nandy 17 August 2010
All rise! ...............
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Tierra Russell 14 April 2010
Once again I love it!
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Tisha Driver 26 February 2010
i also rise and like dis poem! ! ! ! good job wilfred mellers
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Sara S 31 July 2009
yeah u go.... I still will also rise! !
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