Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

They Went Home - Poem by Maya Angelou

They went home and told their wives,
that never once in all their lives,
had they known a girl like me,
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Comments about They Went Home by Maya Angelou

  • (7/30/2007 7:44:00 PM)


    I love Maya Angelou's Poems! ..I am A Fifteen Year Old Young African American Female Of Whom Finds Ms Maya Angelou's poems AMAZING because her poems actually make me think! At times I find myslef actually re-reading her poems over and over just to fine the messages and meaning of her words MS. MAYA ANGELOU YOU..Inspire Me! (Report) Reply

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  • (5/13/2007 3:56:00 PM)


    This a short, sweet, and true piece Ms. Angelou. Women face this same occurance when deal with not only African-American men but men among any caliber. They give you praise and tell you how great you are but neither of them are ready to run with you afar. (Report) Reply

  • (9/2/2006 1:58:00 PM)


    Hi Ms.Angelou I'm am a african american who go's to a low income school in Charlotte, NC and I'm 13 in the 8th grade but your poems are really deep they touch my spirit and rises my knowledge of life and that's wonderful you are a good poet thank you for opening my eye's. LaQuisha Baker (Report) Reply

  • (8/18/2006 3:17:00 AM)


    This is such a beautiful piece. It really makes you think long and hard, about the men that sing your praises but do not stick around for reasons you will never know. It reminds me of a past relationship. Very well said, Ms Angelou. (Report) Reply

  • (8/3/2006 7:44:00 PM)


    That poem reminds me of me. Some of your poems I really love because I can relate to them, but this one takes the cake. It's a wonderful poem. (Report) Reply

  • (1/25/2006 4:21:00 AM)


    all i can say is wow. so sad yet so true, i found this very touching. made me think of all the men who tell you sweet things, and hold your heart in the palm of their hands with their charm, and yet.....'They Went Home' (Report) Reply

  • (6/19/2005 8:03:00 AM)


    If I were a songwriter - great cabaret number... (Report) Reply

  • (6/18/2005 11:30:00 PM)


    Maya....when I read your words....you catapult me with your wise womanliness...Such are the power of words! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (6/18/2005 10:12:00 PM)


    Very Nice! (Report) Reply



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