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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 - 1,723 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. Home And Love , Robert William Service
  3. 3. To A Daughter Leaving Home , Linda Pastan
  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. 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 , Anne Brontë
  11. 11. Home For Thanksgiving , Linda Pastan
  12. 12. Coming Home , Ernestine Northover
  13. 13. Journey Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  14. 14. Letter Home , Natasha Trethewey
  15. 15. Home After Three Months Away , Robert Lowell
  16. 16. A Home Song , Henry Van Dyke
  17. 17. Home, Sweet Home , John Howard Payne
  18. 18. Bound For Your Distant Home , Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
  19. 19. Home From Abroad , Laurie Lee
  20. 20. At Home , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  21. 21. Home Thoughts , Claude McKay
  22. 22. Down Home , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  23. 23. The Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  24. 24. Come Home, Father! , Henry Clay Work
  25. 25. My Home , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  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. On Home Beaches , Les Murray
  30. 30. A Martian Sends A Postcard Home , Craig Raine
  31. 31. The Old Home Calls , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  32. 32. Home Sweet Home , Siyabonga A Nxumalo
  33. 33. Home , Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  34. 34. Who Goes Home? , Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  35. 35. Home , Rupert Brooke
  36. 36. Home , Zbigniew Herbert
  37. 37. Home, Sweet Home , Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  38. 38. Night In The Old Home , Thomas Hardy
  39. 39. Almost Home , Sandra Fowler
  40. 40. The Wrong Way Home , James Tate
  41. 41. The Hangman At Home , Carl Sandburg
  42. 42. Variations At Home And Abroad , Kenneth Koch
  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. Sweet Stay-At-Home , William Henry Davies
  50. 50. To Friends At Home , Robert Louis Stevenson
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