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

  • Indira Renganathan (11/3/2016 3:49:00 AM)


    confidence gushing out incessantly from Maya's heart....excellent-10 (Report) Reply

    11 person liked.
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  • Bisy Untan (11/1/2016 3:33:00 AM)


    The proud recognition of the identity! (Report) Reply

  • (10/26/2016 11:09:00 AM)


    I love this poem, a true phenomenal woman (Report) Reply

  • Neptune Barman (10/22/2016 9:58:00 PM)


    The woman is described inn the poem its personification.The poem explains the women`s life in few words.Great thinking. (Report) Reply

  • (10/16/2016 1:27:00 AM)

    Some more:
    Its in the ink of my pen,
    Its in the string of my violin,
    Its in the paint and brush,
    Its in the scalpel in my hand,
    Its in the baby in the womb,
    Its in the gentle care,
    Its in the neurons in the brain,
    A woman can be phenomenal in many ways.
    (Report) Reply

  • (10/10/2016 4:58:00 AM)


    A wonderful poem (Report) Reply

  • (10/9/2016 5:24:00 PM)


    Excellent poem. Loved it (Report) Reply

  • (10/3/2016 3:00:00 PM)


    Phenomenal (Report) Reply

  • (9/27/2016 8:10:00 AM)


    I love the confidence of this poet (Report) Reply

  • (9/26/2016 5:13:00 AM)


    After watching the documentary, And Still I Rise, it was easy to see how phenomenal she was. Although she is no longer with us, her spirit will be forever present. (Report) Reply

  • (9/16/2016 11:14:00 AM)


    I am glad I found Maya Angelou here..Such a brilliant expression.Loved it Phenomenal poem (Report) Reply

  • (9/9/2016 6:04:00 AM)


    My inner mystery.
    When I try to show them
    (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (9/9/2016 12:25:00 AM)


    My inner mystery.
    When I try to show them
    They say they still can't see.
    I say,
    It's in the arch of my back,
    The sun of my smile,
    The ride of my breasts,
    The grace of my style.
    I'm a woman

    Phenomenally.
    Phenomenal woman,
    That's me.

    A reader discovers great sense of pride in her words for being a woman- - and beauty lies not in appearance, but in character, character built up so that she raises aloft her head high.
    Highly appreciable poem by Maya.
    (Report) Reply

  • (9/8/2016 8:08:00 PM)


    This poem really emphasizes her self-confidence (Report) Reply

  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (9/5/2016 9:40:00 AM)


    Wow girl.
    May Allah bless you and make your soul rest in peace.
    This is the hundred times I read your phenomenal piece of poem.
    And will read it one hundred more times.
    (Report) Reply

  • Mizzy ........ (9/3/2016 4:26:00 PM)


    Her mystical beauty shines throughout the poem. (Report) Reply

  • (8/29/2016 1:10:00 AM)


    I ABSOLUTELY love, love, love this poem! It speaks deeply to my core (Report) Reply

  • Drkgbalakrishnan Kandangath (8/27/2016 9:45:00 PM)


    Great! I i love drbalakrishnankg (Report) Reply

  • (8/22/2016 5:02:00 PM)


    i like this piece for its literary quality. (Report) Reply

  • (8/22/2016 4:59:00 PM)


    i like this piece. I love the style and the message it conveyed. Please help me i do not know where to click so that i can send my poem. Help me i am a new member. (Report) Reply



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