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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,
But... They went home.

They said my house was licking clean,
no word I spoke was ever mean,
I had an air of mystery,
But... They went home.

My praises were on all men's lips,
they liked my smile, my wit, my hips,
they'd spend one night, or two or three.
But...


Comments about They Went Home by Maya Angelou

  • Bronze Star - 2,704 Points Rogelio Guillermo (10/17/2017 9:55:00 AM)

    The poet takes pleasure in saying that men like to give praises only because they want something... once they got, they'd go home. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 267 Points Joanna Amiteye (10/5/2017 4:25:00 PM)

    Why did they go home? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,683 Points Alem Hailu G/kristos (7/22/2017 9:25:00 AM)

    They went home is a very nicely penned piece Clever piece. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Home

  1. 1. They Went Home , Maya Angelou
  2. 2. To A Daughter Leaving Home , Linda Pastan
  3. 3. Home And Love , Robert William Service
  4. 4. A Letter Home , Siegfried Sassoon
  5. 5. Home Burial , Robert Frost
  6. 6. Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  7. 7. Welcome Home , Spike Milligan
  8. 8. Home Thoughts, From Abroad , Robert Browning
  9. 9. My Childhood Home I See Again , Abraham Lincoln
  10. 10. Home For Thanksgiving , Linda Pastan
  11. 11. Home , Anne Brontë
  12. 12. Coming Home , Ernestine Northover
  13. 13. Journey Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  14. 14. Home, Sweet Home , John Howard Payne
  15. 15. A Home Song , Henry Van Dyke
  16. 16. Come Home, Father! , Henry Clay Work
  17. 17. Home After Three Months Away , Robert Lowell
  18. 18. Letter Home , Natasha Trethewey
  19. 19. Home From Abroad , Laurie Lee
  20. 20. Bound For Your Distant Home , Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
  21. 21. At Home , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  22. 22. My Home , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  23. 23. Home Thoughts , Claude McKay
  24. 24. Down Home , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  25. 25. Home Thoughts, From The Sea , Robert Browning
  26. 26. Away From Home Are Some And I— , Emily Dickinson
  27. 27. Graydigger's Home , William Stafford
  28. 28. The Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  29. 29. Oh Stay At Home, My Lad , Alfred Edward Housman
  30. 30. The Old Home Calls , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  31. 31. Home , Zbigniew Herbert
  32. 32. Home , Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  33. 33. Who Goes Home? , Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  34. 34. Home Sweet Home , Siyabonga A Nxumalo
  35. 35. A Martian Sends A Postcard Home , Craig Raine
  36. 36. On Home Beaches , Les Murray
  37. 37. Home, Sweet Home , Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  38. 38. Almost Home , Sandra Fowler
  39. 39. The Wrong Way Home , James Tate
  40. 40. The Hangman At Home , Carl Sandburg
  41. 41. Variations At Home And Abroad , Kenneth Koch
  42. 42. The Princess: A Medley: Home They Brough.. , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  43. 43. When The Children Come Home , Henry Lawson
  44. 44. .home Sweet Home , Nikunj Sharma
  45. 45. Prophets At Home , Rudyard Kipling
  46. 46. How Bateese Came Home , William Henry Drummond
  47. 47. Night In The Old Home , Thomas Hardy
  48. 48. Sweet Stay-At-Home , William Henry Davies
  49. 49. Home , Rupert Brooke
  50. 50. To Friends At Home , Robert Louis Stevenson
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