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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

  • Veteran Poet - 1,680 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 - 184 Points Joanna Amiteye (10/5/2017 4:25:00 PM)

    Why did they go home? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,585 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. Coming Home , Ernestine Northover
  9. 9. Home Thoughts, From Abroad , Robert Browning
  10. 10. My Childhood Home I See Again , Abraham Lincoln
  11. 11. Home , Anne Brontë
  12. 12. Home For Thanksgiving , Linda Pastan
  13. 13. A Home Song , Henry Van Dyke
  14. 14. Home After Three Months Away , Robert Lowell
  15. 15. Journey Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  16. 16. Home, Sweet Home , John Howard Payne
  17. 17. My Home , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  18. 18. Letter Home , Natasha Trethewey
  19. 19. Bound For Your Distant Home , Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
  20. 20. At Home , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  21. 21. Come Home, Father! , Henry Clay Work
  22. 22. Home Thoughts , Claude McKay
  23. 23. Home From Abroad , Laurie Lee
  24. 24. Down Home , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  25. 25. On Home Beaches , Les Murray
  26. 26. Home Thoughts, From The Sea , Robert Browning
  27. 27. Graydigger's Home , William Stafford
  28. 28. The Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  29. 29. Away From Home Are Some And I— , Emily Dickinson
  30. 30. The Old Home Calls , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  31. 31. Home , Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  32. 32. Home Sweet Home , Siyabonga A Nxumalo
  33. 33. Home, Sweet Home , Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  34. 34. Who Goes Home? , Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  35. 35. A Martian Sends A Postcard Home , Craig Raine
  36. 36. Night In The Old Home , Thomas Hardy
  37. 37. Almost Home , Sandra Fowler
  38. 38. The Wrong Way Home , James Tate
  39. 39. The Hangman At Home , Carl Sandburg
  40. 40. Variations At Home And Abroad , Kenneth Koch
  41. 41. Oh Stay At Home, My Lad , Alfred Edward Housman
  42. 42. The Princess: A Medley: Home They Brough.. , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  43. 43. When The Children Come Home , Henry Lawson
  44. 44. Home , Zbigniew Herbert
  45. 45. .home Sweet Home , Nikunj Sharma
  46. 46. Prophets At Home , Rudyard Kipling
  47. 47. How Bateese Came Home , William Henry Drummond
  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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