Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

Recovery - Poem by Maya Angelou

A Last love,
proper in conclusion,
should snip the wings
forbidding further flight.
But I, now,
reft of that confusion,
am lifted up
and speeding toward the light.


Comments about Recovery by Maya Angelou

  • Petals Azureblue (7/14/2018 8:42:00 AM)


    Final recovery that's completely complete. (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (12/9/2017 11:49:00 PM)


    A Last love,
    proper in conclusion,
    should snip the wings
    forbidding further flight.
    Wow, Beautiful line...I love it
    (Report) Reply

  • Rogelio Guillermo (10/11/2017 8:48:00 AM)


    Short yet nice lines, nonetheless. Perfect 10 (Report) Reply

  • Sabita Sahoo (9/20/2017 3:05:00 PM)


    A Last love,
    proper in conclusion,
    should snip the wings
    forbidding further flight.
    Truly said.
    (Report) Reply

  • (2/26/2017 9:02:00 PM)


    One would believe the theme of this poem to be is: Love is like a Drug (Report) Reply

  • Indira Renganathan (12/1/2016 4:47:00 AM)


    Past is past...lost is lost....forget and fly toward the light....wonderful (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (9/9/2016 12:35:00 AM)


    A Last love,
    proper in conclusion,
    should snip the wings
    forbidding further flight.
    Beautiful line...I love it.
    (Report) Reply

Read all 7 comments »



What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 9, 2016



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
[Report Error]