Dorsey Baker

Maya Angelou And Learning To Live - Poem by Dorsey Baker

Maya Angelou never gone
Just somewhere else
Deep dark tonality
Gritty forceful
Voice of superb blackness
her highness
Above us
in acknowledgement
of undefined truth
Life and its weighted burden
The foundation has fallen
and tears are flooding
Weight of the burden in her eyes
The future and the past collide
within the secret heart
Our ears welcome her words that
Wake us sweet poetess
Beautiful one
We have learned
So much from you
Maya Angelou
You have made us
See ourselves more clearly!

Topic(s) of this poem: Poetess

Comments about Maya Angelou And Learning To Live by Dorsey Baker

  • Chinedu Dike (11/8/2014 9:25:00 AM)

    A nice tribute to The Phenomenal Woman Of Substance. I like the articulation of the poem. May her soul continue to rest in the bosom of The Lord. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

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  • Susan Lacovara (5/31/2014 10:46:00 PM)

    Through her writings, her voice will continue to touch and to teach. I invite you to read my poem, The Mighty Maya. I found your words quite eloquent and soothing. PEACE (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (5/31/2014 9:04:00 AM)

    beautiful one, thanks, I like it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 31, 2014

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