Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Phenomenal Woman - Poem by Maya Angelou

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,
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Topic(s) of this poem: beautiful


Comments about Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

  • (8/19/2017 12:17:00 AM)


    What I wouldn't give to have felt for just one day, the absolute belief in one's womanhood.. My regard for Maya Angelo is rock solid. This poem made me smile because all I could see was Maya walking down the street with her big white smile, strong female body and loving heart having fun.. This is a work that should be shown to all female students.. From quite young... I.love it... (Report) Reply

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  • Seema Devi Sharma (8/17/2017 11:14:00 AM)


    Beautiful poem. A woman of substance, Maya, the great poetess. (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (8/15/2017 1:35:00 AM)


    Maya Angelou was such a woman who was really proud of her womanhood.She was confident of her inner strength and many talents.She hails that a woman be respected not only for her outward beauty, but for so many other thing she deserves.

    Now you understand
    Just why my head's not bowed.
    I don't shout or jump about
    Or have to talk real loud.
    When you see me passing
    It ought to make you proud.
    I say,
    It's in the click of my heels,
    The bend of my hair,
    the palm of my hand,
    The need of my care,
    'Cause I'm a woman
    Phenomenally.
    Phenomenal woman,
    That's me.
    - - - - - - - -It is really she.
    (Report) Reply

  • Prasanta Kumar Mahapatra (8/10/2017 5:12:00 AM)


    A nice piece. Impressive. (Report) Reply

  • Sneha Nag (8/4/2017 1:39:00 AM)


    beautifully penned mam. really impresive (Report) Reply

  • Sushil Soni (7/27/2017 1:34:00 AM)


    Good one but slightly longish though. (Report) Reply

  • Azitej Anand (7/18/2017 1:21:00 AM)


    Really a stunning piece, very well crafted shows the essence of female grace. (Report) Reply

  • Sonia Deendayal (7/15/2017 8:24:00 AM)


    great poem portraying a woman and its amazing beauty (Report) Reply

  • Berlyn Estimada (7/15/2017 7:22:00 AM)


    This poem is really great. I like how it describes the being of woman and how exceptional it is! (Report) Reply

  • CHINONSO IGWE (7/11/2017 7:41:00 AM)


    This poem is really phenomenal and shows the mystery woman beauty.nice piece. (Report) Reply

  • (7/10/2017 2:31:00 AM)


    A most beautiful ode to womanhood. She was one gracious woman! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Adilson Pinto (7/2/2017 8:02:00 PM)


    This poem is just - marvelous! The poet herself shows magically her secret but not everybody is able to get it understood! The recitition of Blessed Sherrif gives to this precious work of art a magnificent conclusion! Poet, poem and recitator are ehere together like the Father, the Son and the Holy ghost! Wonderful! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (6/27/2017 6:57:00 AM)


    Powerful poem of womanhood. (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith (6/25/2017 12:42:00 AM)


    A fantastic poem of emancipation. (Report) Reply

  • (6/19/2017 11:08:00 PM)


    A collection of cliches about women I guess. Self deception to think she is a phenomenal woman. (Report) Reply

  • Bigyan Mainali (6/19/2017 8:50:00 AM)


    very nice one love it (Report) Reply

  • Suresh Raavi (6/18/2017 3:25:00 AM)


    An outstanding & phenomenal poem (Report) Reply

  • Mira Kuznetsova (6/17/2017 9:26:00 PM)


    It's so beautiful! Thank you! (Report) Reply

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  • Gerhardus Keen (6/13/2017 12:35:00 PM)


    Beautiful. And read with such compassion. Brava (Report) Reply

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