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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

  • Gold Star - 6,475 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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  • Freshman - 977 Points Zoila T. Flores (7/12/2017 7:24:00 AM)

    Ahh...Home.! Home is the place were you feel good. Well done! Zoila T. Flores (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,270 Points Prem Katoch (1/20/2017 12:31:00 AM)

    It is graphic, so true and gives feelings of something very special. Good (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. Welcome Home , Spike Milligan
  8. 8. My Childhood Home I See Again , Abraham Lincoln
  9. 9. Home Thoughts, From Abroad , Robert Browning
  10. 10. Home For Thanksgiving , Linda Pastan
  11. 11. Home , Anne Brontë
  12. 12. Coming Home , Ernestine Northover
  13. 13. Home, Sweet Home , John Howard Payne
  14. 14. Journey Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  15. 15. A Home Song , Henry Van Dyke
  16. 16. Home After Three Months Away , Robert Lowell
  17. 17. Letter Home , Natasha Trethewey
  18. 18. Bound For Your Distant Home , Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
  19. 19. At Home , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  20. 20. Home Thoughts , Claude McKay
  21. 21. Home Thoughts, From The Sea , Robert Browning
  22. 22. Down Home , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  23. 23. Home From Abroad , Laurie Lee
  24. 24. My Home , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  25. 25. The Old Home Calls , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  26. 26. Graydigger's Home , William Stafford
  27. 27. The Home , Rabindranath Tagore
  28. 28. Away From Home Are Some And I— , Emily Dickinson
  29. 29. Come Home, Father! , Henry Clay Work
  30. 30. On Home Beaches , Les Murray
  31. 31. Home , Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  32. 32. Home , Zbigniew Herbert
  33. 33. A Martian Sends A Postcard Home , Craig Raine
  34. 34. Who Goes Home? , Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  35. 35. Home Sweet Home , Siyabonga A Nxumalo
  36. 36. Sweet Stay-At-Home , William Henry Davies
  37. 37. Almost Home , Sandra Fowler
  38. 38. Home , Rupert Brooke
  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. Oh Stay At Home, My Lad , Alfred Edward Housman
  43. 43. The Princess: A Medley: Home They Brough.. , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  44. 44. When The Children Come Home , Henry Lawson
  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. Night In The Old Home , Thomas Hardy
  49. 49. Home, Sweet Home , Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  50. 50. To Friends At Home , Robert Louis Stevenson
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