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Touched By An Angel

Rating: 4.4

We, unaccustomed to courage
exiles from delight
live coiled in shells of loneliness
until love leaves its high holy temple
and comes into our sight
to liberate us into life.

Love arrives
and in its train come ecstasies
old memories of pleasure

ancient histories of pain.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Thomas Duncky 25 December 2011

My number 1 maya angelou poem, truly universal and appealin...

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Shadow Girl 15 June 2011

So deep and meaningful - you are a wise soul - SG

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Cynthia Buhain-baello 04 August 2014

Very inspiring poem and great word arrangement, style, poetic flow and message

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Robin Baker 25 September 2012

what are some quotations that can be used in this poem, that used by Maya Angelou.

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Mustafa Test 07 May 2021

I love poems

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 22 February 2021

A wonderful message to humanity. A beautiful poem well expressed.

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Varsha M 25 January 2021

Yes these words for love is do very true. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free....these words are so very true. Beautiful expression.

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Jacob 16 April 2021

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Kiana 03 November 2019

I love poems

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