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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

  • Rookie - 308 Points Kshirod Kumar Dehury (11/23/2017 4:48:00 AM)

    I love this poem.thanks for sharing.10++++ (Report) Reply

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  • Bronze Star - 2,795 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

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

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